The Supreme Court holiday bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and M Shantanagoudar lately agreed to listen to on June 1 a petition filed towards the rampant culling of stray canine in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh following deaths of a number of youngsters within the space over the last few months.
“It will be heard on June 1”, the bench stated when recommend Gargi Srivastava discussed it.
“Direct Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that no more killings of community dogs take place in the state as an after-effect of the death of 13 children in the past seven months in the Sitapur district unless it was established that dogs were behind such attacks. Subsequent investigations had pointed towards attacks on children by wild animals and not stray dogs”, the plea stated
“There was the indiscriminate and inhuman killing of stray dogs in Sitapur on the mere assumption that the deaths were being allegedly caused by dog attacks”, it stated
The plea claimed that owing to loss of right kind and well timed efforts through the district management to comprise the selection of assaults and the explanation at the back of the similar, the assault greater greatly which has as in step with the experiences has resulted in the loss of life of 13 youngsters.
The petition claimed that the magnitude of the issue grew this month when unconfirmed experiences of assaults being performed through stray canine gave the impression within the media after statements through the district Justice of the Peace of Sitapur.
“Following such newspaper reports, indiscriminate and brutal killing of community dogs by hanging them alive, burying them alive, hitting them with ‘lathis’, leaving them to bleed to death in a pile of garbage and shooting them point blank started”, the plea stated.