Private agency to catch pigs under police protection

NAGPUR: The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is planning to loose the city from pig menace inside of a year. It plans to employ a private agency, which will work underneath police coverage, for the activity.
Municipal commissioner Abhijit Bangar knowledgeable a delegation of corporators and citizens of Laxmi Nagar Zone on Friday that the work will begin from February.

The delegation led via chairman of Laxmi Nagar Zone Prakash Bhoyar complained in regards to the pig menace building up in many spaces within the zone. Corporators Lahukumar Behte, Pallavi Shamkule, Minakshi Telgote, social activist Narayan Ahuja, citizens Nilesh Raut, Manoj Paraswani and others were present.

An NMC respectable from the well being division advised TOI that police may even check in an offence in opposition to people rearing pigs. “This resolution was taken on the orders of parent minister Chandrashekar Bawankule who held a meeting on December 21. Police have agreed to offer police coverage,” he said.

The process to nominate the personal agency is in ultimate phases. “It will likely be paid per pig and may have a one-year contract,” said the NMC respectable.

The captured pigs might not be killed because it “quantities to cruelty” despite the fact that there provisions within the municipal act. “They will likely be launched in a space outside town limits,” he said.

As per NMC knowledge, there are around 40-50 people rearing pigs around the town. Though an actual choice of pigs will likely be identified after the drive is introduced, the civic body feels there are over 1,200.


An strive in 2014 to catch pigs went in useless as the personal agency was threatened and pushed away via people rearing pigs.


Bhoyar advised TOI that pig house owners also threaten NMC workers. “Pig rearing has started in tony spaces like HB Estate in Sonegaon and Jaiprakash Nagar. The animals are a threat to morning walkers and also cars on Old Airport Road,” he said.


Pigs can also be seen in many portions of the city particularly in Nag, Pili and Pora rivers, Hatti Nullah, Futala Nullah, other nullahs and outskirts spaces the place open spaces are in large numbers.


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