Door-to-door skin collection banned in citySeptember 17, 2014
KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui said door-to-door collection of animal skins during Eid-ul-Adha would not be allowed and strong coordination among collecting medrassahs, parties, organisations and administration would be ensured to maintain law and order situation in the city.
Siddiqui said while presiding a review meeting at his office regarding arrangements of collecting skins of sacrificial animals during the Eid on Thursday. A group comprising representatives of all the organizations has been formed in this regard so that incidental issues could be resolved through mutual understanding.
The meeting decided that police and rangers would remain alert to avert any kind of untoward situation. Door-to-door and forceful collection of skins would not be allowed at any cost. Handing out chits before the slaughtering and usage of loudspeaker would also not be allowed. People would give the skins at their free will.
“The skins collecting organizers should fully follow the ethics of skin collections and work with mutual understanding with other organizations,” he said.
It was also decided in the meeting that availing NOCs would be compulsory for every organization from Commissioner House. The organizations should be registered and sign code of conduct, according to the code of conduct during the three days weapons, baton and rods would not be allowed. This code would also apply on licensed weapon and law enforcement agencies would check this implication. The members of organizations would keep National Identity Cards with them.
The commissioner said that the skins collecting vehicles and collection points would be given security; therefore, all the organizations should submit the locations at the relevant deputy commissioners and SSPs by 2nd October.