Dimapur, July 9: Additional Deputy Commissioner Bhandari, Tiameren Chang has imposed total ban on import of pigs from outside the State and slaughtering of pigs for meat consumption in view of the outbreak of African Swine Fever epidemic and reported deaths of pigs under Bhandari sub division.
The ADC stated that import of pigs from outside the State and transportation of the same for the purpose of either slaughtering or rearing has been totally banned with immediate effect under Bhandari Sub-division.
He also notified that slaughtering of pigs without verification by concerned department and clearance from the ADC will be viewed seriously.
The order further stated that transportation of pigs through Bhandari sub-division to other parts of the State is strictly prohibited for health safety of the general public at large.
(Page News Service)