ISLAMABAD  - Mushrooming cattle pens in Gulzar Qaid have become a source of perpetual nuisance for the residents.

Every where illegal cattle pens are operating in the area and urination by the buffaloes and cows and waste have turned the area into breeding ground of mosquitoes, said Ajmal Khan a retired government employee. Every night of our life turns into sleepless night as mosquitoes continue to zoom in all the rooms and bite us, said Muhammad Sharif a resident.

We are facing the fear of spread of dengue fever, he added.

The concerned authorities have also not taken any step for shifting these pens nor they have issued directives to gawalas to move out of this society, said Noor Mohammad a teacher.

The residents demanded immediate shifting of cattle pens otherwise they will be forced to hold protest demonstrations.