Two people have been arrested in a joint operation by the Khairpur police and Sindh wildlife department for trying to illegally transport a bear to a festival.
They were arrested on Saturday in Khairpur's Faiz Ganj. The bear, a rare breed female, was taken into custody. According to the wildlife department, the bear was being transported to Khairpur’s Mela for a fight with dogs.
Officials say it could have died or been critically injured in the fight. A case has been registered.