On July 5, Sudarshan allegedly threw a five-month-old stray dog from the terrace of a three-storied building earlier this month from the top of a building in Chennai, which was videographed by his Ashish Paul.
activists filed a complaint with police. The duo were arrested the next day,
but were soon released on bail.
government on a petition seeking cancellation of bail granted by a lower court
to the two MBBS students.
weeks, said the pendency of the petition for cancelling the bail granted to the
two final-year MBBS cannot be a reason for stay of investigation in the case.
The notice was issued on a petition by Antony Clement Rubin, honorary Animal
Welfare Officer of the Animal Welfare Board of India.
a toothless legislation in India, he submitted that violent acts toward animals
have long been acknowledged as indicators of a violent psychopathology that
does not confine itself to animals.
recognise that cruel actions deserve immediate action regardless of past
criminal behavior, so as to prevent the second offence. A strong message must
be sent to any person who feels he can dominate abuse or torture another
creature, he said.