Islamabad - For facilitating the citizens of the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad in purchasing sacrificial animals, a cattle market was established in the federal capital without the needed precautionary measures and management.

According to details, cattle market was established in Sector I-12 of the federal capital to assist the people of the twin cities for purchasing sacrificial animals. However, no arrangements of anti-Congo virus fumigation of the animals were witnessed on the occasion. Moreover, there are no security arrangements at the entrance of the market.  Though the livestock department has established a camp for fumigation of cattle, a doctor a veterinary doctor deployed in the camp said that they will only fumigate the cattle which were brought to the camp and it was not possible for them to inspect each and every animal as thousands of cattle were present in the market.

The people visiting the market also expressed dissatisfaction over the security arrangements and urged the authority concerned for ensuring security of cattle traders and visitors at the market.