Ban on Transportation of Cattles

Peshawar: Following the decision of the provincial government regarding the ban on transportation of cattle’s, police has started implementation being authority for this purpose and at present have taken into possession three containers of meat, one in Police Station Pishtakhara and two in Police Station Hayatabad.

The police sought advice of the DCO regarding relevant section of law, under which action can be taken against the accused. So as advice was given to all police stations to book them u/s 523/550/279 being relevant sections. Under sections 523/550 inquiry can be initiated by the police while section 279 is for over speeding. So at present, these sections are advise-able in the larger interest of public.

However the DCO has sought legal opinion of DSP (Legal) for the success of the campaign and implementation of the provincial government’s decision in its true spirit, says an official letter addressed to the Commissioner Peshawar and issued here by the DCO Peshawar.

For more information, contact:
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Tel: +9291 921 6889 (Ext 106)