Pakistan Trader Selling Sacrificial Goats With Artificial Teeth Arrested – News18

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This incident took place in Karachi on June 15.

This incident took place in Karachi on June 15.

This incident was unravelled following a video that was shared on social media.

On June 15, the authorities in Karachi, Pakistan apprehended a trader for selling sacrificial goats with plastic teeth. As reported by the Pakistani news channel ARY News, the trader was selling this goat in the Gulberg Chowrangi region. This incident was unravelled following a video shared on social media, showing a customer removing what felt like plastic teeth from a goat. After watching the clip, the law officials from Samanabad town immediately raided the area in which this sale was taking place. Post the raid, they seized 7 additional goats, and also the Pakistan Hyderabad-based businessman who was selling animals for Eid-ul-Adha in Karachi. As per the ARY News, the investigations into the case are ongoing, and the authorities are looking into this matter.

One of the police officials added, “The video circulating on social media provided us with vital information about the sale of goats with artificial teeth, leading to the trader’s arrest.” As of now, the current status of the investigation remains unknown.

Eid-ul-Adha was observed on June 17, the tenth day of Dhu-al-Hijjah, the last (twelfth) month in the Islamic lunar calendar. While Eid al-Adha is not directly related to the Hajj pilgrimage, it is important chronologically since it falls just one day after the pilgrimage concludes.

A similar incident happened in Cameroon, Central Africa where a man named Desmond Fodje Bobga, 28, tried to cheat American citizens by selling pigs during the pandemic. He charged an exorbitant fee online from the citizens and never delivered the pets. According to the Department of Justice, Desmond pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Wire fraud is a criminal act of fraud or an attempt to commit fraud with the aid of some form of electronic communication.

As per the court documents, the Cameroon man conspired with other people to place pets for sale online. He and the others communicated through text messages and emails with customers they hoped would buy the pets.

Many of the victims targeted by Desmond and his group were located in western Pennsylvania but others were elsewhere. As per the court documents, the 28-year-old customer and the conspirators directed victims to the website lovelyhappypuppy.com. On this website, he and his fellow scamsters asked customers to view the pets they fraudulently claimed to be selling.