Animal cruelty


Hello! In a near by locality there are some people who practice cruelty against stray animals. They brutally hit them with iron rod, cricket bat, wooden stick etc.
I once filed a complaint. However, no action was taken against them!
Is there any statuary provision for the same?
Under which sections they can be held liable?
 
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Hi

Thank you for your question

Article 51A(g) of the constitution-To protect and improve the natural environment including forests,lakes,rivers and wild life, and to have compassion for living creatures.

The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act,1960

Under section 9 of the very act, talks about cruelty towards animals, by way of torturing , overloadong, unnecessary  giving pain to the animals etc., imprisonment till 6 months, fine both may be imposed.

Hope this will help you

Best regards,

Akshay Gupta

 
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you can mail the matter to PETA in addition to the suggestion post by the expert Akshay

 
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