ISLAMABAD, Aug 7 (APP):The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration has formed a special committee for streamlining matters related to sale of sacrificial animals, preventing their trade at other than designated places in the federal capital.

This year, the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) has specified five places in Sector I-12, Saidpur Village, Bhara Kahu, Taramari Chowk and Sarai Kharbuza for sale and purchase of sacrificial animals without any fee, and announced to take stern action against the cattle markets illegally set up elsewhere.

According to Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Hamza Shafqaat, the committee comprising officials from ICT administration, police, Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP), and sanitation and environment wings of the MCI, would ensure the compliance of Section 144, banning trade of sacrificial animals within the capital’s ‘sectoral jurisdiction’.