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Pakistan: Donkey ‘involved in gambling case’ released

After the raid at a gambling den, Pakistan Police, according to reports, had not only filed a case against eight persons held but also named the animal in the FIR.

Pakistan Donkey involved in gambling case released
Islamabad, First Published Jun 13, 2020, 12:08 PM IST
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Islamabad: Pakistan saw reports of a donkey being named in a case of gambling.  According to reports, police detained a donkey while arresting eight people for gambling. Days later, the animal was released after the intervention of the court.

The bizarre case came to light after the Rahim Yar Khan region police raided a gambling den and arrested eight persons for betting in a donkey race. However, unusually so, police also booked the donkey and named the animal in FIR last week, according to reports.

During the raid, the police also found 120,000 Pakistan Rupees in cash and seized it to produce as evidence in court.

According to reports, all the accused, including the animal, were held under ‘prevention of gambling ordinance’ and police are still investigating the issue.

Soon after reports and posts of the incident made it to Twitter, the news went viral generating several reactions with netizens taunting the nation and its administration.

Meanwhile, after the intervention of the court, the animal was released on 'bail'.

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