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Faisalabad Police Seize 150,000 Kites, Seal Manufacturing Units During Crackdown

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FAISALABAD– As the Punjab government has banned kite flying and ‘Basant’, Faisalabad police have started crackdown against kite and string manufacturers and kite flyers.

In the last three days, more than 150,000 kites have been confiscated and large numbers of factories making chemical strings have been sealed.

In clear violation of the Punjab government orders, dozens of kite flyers have been arrested and more than 289 FIRs have been registered.

Besides, an education campaign through social media, public announcements and banners to educate masses regarding hazards of kite flying will continue along with legal proceedings on violations.— PRESS RELEASE