KARACHI: The Court has extended the remand till May 09, 2017 of persons including one foreigner arrested for attempting to smuggle donkey hides to China.

Police had confiscated over 4,700 donkey hides that were to be illegally exported to China and arrested seven persons, including a Chinese national, during a raid.

The arrested persons were part of a 10-member gang which has involved in the business for over six months and has already sent multiple consignments to China.

Seven person, including a married couple, were arrested and 4,736 donkey hides were recovered after police raided a shop in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area.

The arrested accused include Tu Zhong Xiao, Ms. Afshan, Syed Ehtesham Zaidi, Mohammad Faisal Bhutto, Mohammad Jumman, Zeeshan Jan and Daniyal Rehman and they are in custody of Pakistan Customs for further investigations.