The Municipal Veterinary Officer, Dr. Zafar Iqbal along with field staff on the directions of Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Kiran Wattal conducted a drive from Muthi, Janipur, Bantalab, New Plot & Talab Tillo area.
During the drive 60 qtls of milk was checked and about 2 qtl of milk which was not kept at proper hygienic manner was destroyed and fine to the tune of Rs. 4500/- has been realized from the defaulters.
Further, another surprise raid was conducted by the team at Roop Nagar area where a pet shop namely Animal Planet was illegally running without licence from authority. 2 pug dogs and 1 cocker spaniel dog were rescued and kept at SPCA building at Roop Nagar under the proper observation of Municipal Veterinary Officer, JMC.
The team also rescued 3 pigeons which were kept in the cage with cruelty at Gandhi Nagar and Rs. 1000 has been realized as fine from them. Besides this, 7 trucks load of material of Ms Reliance Geo Info Com Ltd. from different part of Jammu city has also seized as the company failed to produce the permission on demand. The drive will remain continue in near future against all the violators and warned/directed to obtain proper permission from the Municipal Corporation.