The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has formed a five-member inquiry committee on Wednesday to find out the real cause of death of the zebras at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park in Sreepur of Gazipur district.
The committee was formed with Sanjay Kumar Bhowmik, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change as the convener and Mohammad Abdul Wadud Chowdhury, Deputy Secretary (Environment-2) as the member-secretary.
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The other members of the investigation committee are Professor Dr Mohammad Monirul Hasan Khan, head of the Department of Zoology at Jahangirnagar University and Conservator of Forest of Wildlife and Nature Conservation Circle, and Dr ABM Shahidullah, former Chief Veterinary Officer of Central Veterinary Hospital.
The inquiry committee has been asked to submit the investigation report to the ministry within 10 working days to find out the real cause of death of the zebras, identify any negligence of the officers and employees on duty in the safari park in case of the death of zebras and make necessary recommendations to prevent recurrence of such incidents.