RAHIM YAR KHAN - Remains of dead animals were found at Zoo of Rahim Yar Khan.
A visitor, during his visit to the zoo, made video of remains of dead animals which had to be buried immediately after their death. Later the video was shared on social media in which a dead monkey, a chinkara with remains of some birds were seen. In another room an animal was alive but fainted.
According to the visitor there were no proper food in the cages of animals and birds. Neither water in the pots nor food in the trays. Peacock was kept in the cage of pigeons where they were fighting and an eye of peacock was damaged.
Meanwhile, Rahim Yar Khan Deputy Commissioner Shakeel Ahmed Bhatti, taking action on the viral video, has ordered Assistant Commissioner Waqas Zafar to immediately visit the zoo. The DC said that the cruel behavior with the wildlife was regretful and the presence of remains of animals and birds was not distressing. He said that the failure in the safety of wildlife and bad behavior will completely be investigated. He further added that the condition of wildlife park was the worst failure of administration. The assistant commissioner will complete the inquiry and present a report at its earliest, and the officials involved in negligence will face strict legal action, he said.