Four black deer stolen from Lahore Safari Park

By: News Desk      Published: 11:45 AM, 16 Jan, 2021
Four black deer stolen from Lahore Safari Park

Four black deer, also called blackbucks, were stolen from Safari Zoo Park in Lahore, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.

Unidentified men took away the female deer from the Safari Park on Friday night.

The deer theft case has been registered at Raiwind Police Station and further action has been initiated.

In August last year, six valuable black deer were stolen from Vehari Zoo.

The Multan Wildlife deputy director suspended two employees while police registered a case against eight accused and started an investigation. 

The people from two breeding farms of Mailsi and Khanewal areas, including Habib, Arshad alias Jhara, Imran Mayo, Shabbir alias Cheeni, Syed Mohsin Abbas of Mailsi Ashfaq, Shabu Hiraj and Jamil of Khanewal were booked in a criminal offence case under Sections 379 and 411 PPC at City Vehari police station.

According to the police, after the initial probe, it was revealed that the theft had been committed by the people of two breeding farms situated in Mailsi and Khanewal.

The deputy director formed an inquiry committee to ensure action against the culprits.