KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani on Monday gave written directions to the Extra Inspector Basic of Police (AIGP) Karachi Ghulam Nabi Memon for motion in opposition to these concerned in slicing down bushes in Karachi, ARY NEWS reported.
The commissioner’s directions got here within the wake of an incident during which unknown individuals half-chopped quite a lot of bushes at a inexperienced belt close to Energy Home roundabout in North Karachi.
The motion was sought from the AIGP Karachi in a letter written by an assistant commissioner on the directives of the commissioner.
Shallwani requested that these concerned in it needs to be booked underneath the forest act. “The involved police station also needs to take stern motion in opposition to anybody discovered concerned in slicing bushes,” he directed.
On April 07, police claimed to have arrested two members of a gang concerned in unlawful slicing of mangrove bushes in Karachi.
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Karachi police, whereas finishing up motion in opposition to loggers, arrested two who allegedly belonged to a gang concerned in timber smuggling. The arrests have been made in Ibrahim Hyderi space of the metropolis.
Legislation enforcers have additionally recovered greater than 200 tons of mangrove tree wooden loaded on a truck throughout the raid.
In accordance with Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Malir, the accused individuals, Kamran and Mazhar, have been arrested from Chashma roundabout. He stated that the individuals have been concerned within the unlawful slicing of tree and promoting of the wooden into timber market.