Islamabad: Fisheries Division of Islamabad Capital Territory has demanded removing of all boats from the Rawal Lake which have been getting used for unlawful fishing.
Speaking to this right here on Saturday, Deputy Director Fisheries, Sadiq Buzdar stated that out of over one hundred fifty boats within the lake many have been used for unlawful fishing at night time.
He demanded that each one these boats must be faraway from the lake as they in addition to inflicting air pollution have been additionally used as software for unlawful fishing.
He stated that although formally ban has been imposed on boating in Rawal Lake however no concrete steps have been taken to implement the ban and take away the boats from the lake.
Sadiq Buzdar stated that the police division was not cooperating with fisheries and it doesn’t file FIRs towards the individuals who not solely bask in unlawful fishing but in addition misbehave with the employees.
He stated that with the passage of time inhabitants across the lake has elevated and increasingly boats are showing on the floor of the lake.
He stated if the unlawful fishing being achieved by means of using boats within the lake was stopped the division can earn upto Rs 100million per yr from the licence charge.
He stated regardless of lack of employees and required gear his division has confiscated 1800 nets utilized in unlawful fishing throughout previous one yr.
He stated since his becoming a member of the obligation as deputy director in Might the division has earned over Rs800, 000 as licence payment.
He stated typically the fisheries division is blamed for failure to regulate unlawful fishing however no one takes discover of its monetary constraints and lack of employees and required gear.
To a query he stated that the 2 boats of the division bought in 1980 have been in very poor situation and solely Rs 200 000 every year got for petrol buy.
He stated that he has solely eight watchmen at his disposal who needed to work additional time to patrol the lake.
Nevertheless he claimed that regardless of lack of employees his division has been doing its greatest to regulate unlawful searching of fish.
Furthermore, he stated that there isn’t any police examine submit close to the lake and each time some unlawful hunters are caught they escape from the scene earlier than police arrival.
Moreover, he knowledgeable that if somebody is caught from the Lake Secretariat police need to be approached whereas if somebody is caught from outdoors the lake round Bani Gala aspect Bani Gala police should be contacted.
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