Animal rights activist and film-maker Mahera Omar, who had lately raised consciousness in regards to the state of affairs of 4 elephants on the Karachi Zoological Gardens and Safari Park, has allegedly acquired threats on account of her activism. She has sought safety from the police.
“So, some goons confirmed up at my neighbourhood the opposite day asking for ‘the madam who has been going to the zoo’. This was certain to occur. Months after we filed a petition in Sindh Excessive Court docket for an impartial medical evaluation of the Karachi elephants, my life is
in peril,” the activist wrote in a tweet from the deal with of Pakistan Animal Welfare Society (PAWS).
She is the co-founder of the animal rights organisation, which just a few months in the past had filed a petition in Sindh Excessive Court docket to attract the eye in direction of the plight of elephants at Karachi Zoo.
In one other tweet, Mahera Omar wrote: “The goons presumably noticed me on the zoo with the 4 paws veterinary group and now I’m their goal. I concern for my household, and for my very own life.”
She continued by including, ” I request President Arif Alvi my native elected member of the Nationwide Meeting, and Bilawal Bhutto Zardar ito look into the matter.”
Chatting with Dawn, Mahera mentioned, “I’m residing in concern…it was very troublesome to assist animals. And if anybody tries to attract consideration in direction of the plight of animals, she/he has to face penalties.” She added that the safety in her space has been elevated.