No more hunting permits for Arab royals: SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has declared licenses issued to Arab Sheikhs for hunting birds in the country null and void, Aaj News reported.

A three-member bench presided by the new Chief Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk heard the case on the licenses issued to hunt the endangered Houbara Bustard, bird.

The Chief Justice said that the law only allowed hunting to be done with a sword. He was told that the licenses had been issued by provincial governments.

The Chief Justice said that the foreign guests were not exempted from the law of the country.  He said that this country was not for Arab princes.