‘Sherwala’ detained after viral video with pet lion

 
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Karachi, June 15 (TNS): Amid public anger and uproars on a video of a lion being driven around the roads of Karachi, police finally took action to arrest the owner of the wild animal.

Citizens had captuered pictures and videos to lodge complaints regarding the lion being roamed openly in the metropolis.

Higher authorities took notice, following which the police arrested Saqlain alias Sherwala, and his pet lion.

However, Saqlain told the police the lioness was ill which is why he was taking her for a medical check-up. The animal owner said he had all the relevant documents required to keep a wild animal as a domestic one.