Tickers are setting fire to the forest to make a video of just a few seconds.
Officials at the country’s wildlife department have called for legislation to be enacted in Pakistan to curb this dangerous trend.
A few days ago, a video of two young men setting fire to a forest in the Margalla hills for a little tickling video caused widespread criticism and outrage.
The video shows a ticker setting the forest on fire with a gaslight.
Another video has gone viral, with a female ticker setting fire to a forest to add ‘dramatic effects’ to her video. He burned dozens of trees in the forest to make a tick video.
Earlier, another tick was taken into custody by Pakistan’s wildlife department after it set fire to a forest in Abbottabad.
Sharing a video of the female ticker on Twitter, Rina S. Khan Satti, chairperson of the Wildlife Management Board in Islamabad, said it was a disturbing and destructive trend for ticks!
Desperate to get followers in this hot and dry season, young people are setting fire to the forest!
Referring to the provision of life imprisonment for forest fires in Australia, he demanded that a similar law be enacted in Pakistan.