16 stray cattle impounded
CHANDIGARH: The Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, on Friday started with its special stray cattle catching drive again and impounded 16 stray cattle f rom its MC limits in Chandigarh, including Sector 48, 49, 50 and 51 and its adjoining areas. Rajiv Gupta, joint commissioner, MC, said: "The cattle, which have been impounded will not be released as keeping animals within Municipal Limits is not permissible."
The report against owners who will approach the Municipal Corporation to free these cattle will be lodged with the police, under which there is a provision of imprisonment as well, he added. "We have strictly instructed the officials and staff to catch cattle roaming on roads throughout the day and during the wee hours or in the evening," he added.