Chitral: Markhor victim of Russian citizen
In Chitral District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, a hunter from Russia hunted an 38-year-old 8-year-old Kashmir Markhor.
Ahujini Sakharov, a hunter from Russia, hunted an 38-year-old 8-year-old Kashmir Markhor. The Wildlife Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was paid ہزار 64,000 by a Russian hunter for the trophy hunt.
This is the third and final trophy hunt of the season, after two Americans hunted in Toshiasha last month.
Earlier, Edward Joseph, an American citizen, had killed a large-horned Markhor in Chitral. He paid 88 88,000 for the trophy hunting.
It is also worth mentioning here that hunters from different countries take part in budding to hunt markhors in Pakistan. The hunters who pay more money are allowed to hunt.
Proceeds from Markhor hunting are used for the welfare of the people in Chitral and for the security of Markhor. All this is done under the supervision of the Wildlife Department. This hunt is called a trophy.
It is estimated that every year the Department of Wildlife allows a hunter to hunt again at the direction of the provincial government, for which more than one crore is paid. The hunter is only allowed to hunt one markhor.
Earlier in the year 2020, a successful trophy hunting was organized by the Wildlife Department in Chitral, in which an American citizen hunted the most expensive animal. For this, a markhor hunting permit was obtained for Rs. 13 million.
An American citizen hunted a markhor in Toshi Shasha area of Chitral. According to Joseph, hunting for the precious animal Markhor was a childhood dream that has now come true. Every year, the Wildlife Department issues a trophy hunting permit worth millions of rupees.