Lahore : The wildlife department which is supposed to take measures for the protection of animals,is busy to awarding trophies to the hunters for killing of black bucks and Chinkara .
This killing of wild animals being carried out in the name of Chinkara Trophy Hunting Programme 2016 at Lal Sohanra (Bahawalpur-Cholistan) under the banner of Wildlife department.
The hunters have hunted 6 Black bucks and 8 Chinkara deers till date.
Director General Wildlife & Parks Punjab Khalid Ayaz Khan while talking to media persons said Trophy Hunting programme is aimed at promoting sport hunting within the legal limits besides creating awareness out importance of wildlife.
He said that the Punjab Wildlife & Parks Department made elaborated arrangements this year while rent a jeep facility was also made available on the spot for those hunters who do not have a 4×4 vehicle.
Khalid Ayaz said that 11 hunters have enjoyed this programme till date, in which Sohaib Javaid hunted a 26 inch trophy of Black buck, Ali Ahsen 29 inch, Usman Ahsen two trophies of 27 and 28 inches. While Abbas Mukhtar hunted a 26.5 inches trophy and Amin Rahman a 32 inches trophy of Black buck.
While in Chinkara category, Fakhar Abbas Bosan from Multan hunted a 13 inch trophy, Major ® Habib Khanzada two trophies of 12.6 inch each, Nabeel Rauf Khan Sherwani hunted 11.5 inch, Rehman Nasim 10 inch and 12 inch while Imran Saeed hunted a 13.2 inch trophy of Chinkara.