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80 owners served notices for shifting cattle pens.

RAWALPINDI -- The Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has issued final notices to owners of 80 cattle pens to shift them outside Cantt area.

A source in the RCB said that an operation will be launched within two weeks if the cattle pens were not shifted outside cantonment areas. The source said that the owners will not only be fined but also their cattle taken into possession.

Currently, over 200 cattle pens are operating in different cantonment areas including Jhanda Chichi, Mareer Hassan, Gulistan Colony, Dheri Hassan Abad, Tahli Mohri, Kalma Chowk and other areas.

In residential areas, gawalas have hired homes for cattle breeding and they throw their waste and dung into sewerage nullahs which remain choked.

Letters have also been written to the district administration to seek their help during the operation, the source added.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Apr 1, 2016
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