Sindh Local Government Minister Syed Owais Muzzafar tasked the Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Sindh Police to probe the matter of missing and stolen animals from the Karachi Zoological Gardens. Taking strict cognizance of the reports about missing animals from Karachi Zoo, Owais Muzzafar constituted a committee under the supervision of SP Chaudhry Aslam of CID to probe the matter of missing and stolen animals from the zoo, said a handout issued here. The committee has been given one week time to submit report in this regard. The minister asked the SP CID to bring to justice the elements responsible behind the stealing of animals form the zoo, saying that the Karachi Zoological Gardens should be considered as a national level asset and the present provincial government would do its best to protect this asset for public utility and providing recreational facilities to the city dwellers. He also asked the administrator of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation to provide due civic, amenity and other facilities at the Karachi Zoo.