For Immediate Release:
18 April 2013
Local Police Agree to Work With Group to Nab Criminals Who Mutilate Dogs and Hang Their Carcasses From Trees
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh – Following reports from motorists who have spotted numerous slayed dead dogs hanging from trees along the N-24 near Indirapuram in Ghaziabad over the past two weeks, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India is offering a reward of up to Rs 10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible. After intervention by MP Maneka Gandhi and persuasion by PETA, the police have agreed to help apprehend the perpetrator. Eyewitnesses to the aftermath of the killings say that the dogs’ mutilated bodies were hung by the neck or limbs from trees along the road. PETA emphasizes that time is of the essence.
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“Animal abusers are cowards who take their issues out on the most defenceless beings available to them”, says PETA India Chief Executive Officer Poorva Joshipura. “Ghaziabad residents have good reason to be concerned. According to law-enforcement agencies and leading mental-health professionals, perpetrators of violent acts against animals are often repeat offenders who pose a serious threat to all animals – including humans.”
Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact Mr. Gorakh Nath Yadav, Station House Officer, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad, on +91-9958309900. Officer Yadav can be contacted by post at Kotwali Indirapuram
Sector-7, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.
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