People in Karachi were left terrified and shocked when they saw a man driving through the busy roads of the city with a lioness in the back of his pick-u truck.
After a mobile phone video of the lioness in the truck area went viral in the city on Wednesday night, the police swung into action when people expressed concerns about their safety. Sindh interior minister Sohail Anwar Siyal too directed police to take action.
Later Senior Superintendent, Karachi Police, Muqadas Haider told that, Saqlain Jawaid, who owned to the big cat was taken into custody.
Jawaid told the police that since the big cat was ill, he had taken her to a vet for a check-up. Jawaid told that he had all required document to keep the animal at the private mini zoo.
But according to police, the permit issued by wildlife department to Jawaid to run a private mini zoo had expired in last year June.
A FIR was registered against Jawaid and his documents have been sent to wildlife department for verification.
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