Brutal killing of a cat in Mumbai and dog in Gwalior, police swing to action

Peta India Offers Cash Reward to Identify Perpetrator(s) in Mumbai's cat killing case

New Delhi, December 8

The Mumbai Police has registered FIR in the brutal killing of a cat in Grant Road area of the city.

The cat was tortured and killed by dismembering her limb and neck.

Meet Ashar of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India along with Ahimsa Fellow Shashikanth Purohit worked with Mumbai police to register a First Information Report (FIR) against an unknown person or persons. 

The PETA India is offering a reward of up to Rs.50,000 to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for this brutal killing.

Anyone with information about the perpetrator(s) is urged to contact PETA India’s animal emergency helpline on (0)9820122602 or e-mail [email protected]. The informer’s identity will be kept confidential upon request.

“We’re calling on anyone with information to come forward immediately to help cats and humans. Psychologists warn, violent people often move on from abusing animals to targeting humans,” says PETA India Emergency Response Team Associate Manager Meet Ashar. “If the culprit or culprits are not found, another cat or even a woman may be killed next.”

The FIR has been filed at DB Marg police station. The police said there is no information on the suspect yet.

In a similar incident reported from Gwalior, a man was found hitting an innocent dog with sticks and roads before cutting his hind leg out.

The incident led to an outage among animal lovers. The People for Animals (PFA) member Priyanshu Jain had filed a complaint with Gwalior Police.

The PETA had also demanded action from Gwalior Police.

Gwalior SP Amit Sanghi states that the accused identified as Sagar Vishwas who was angry that the dog had bitten his child. He claimed that the dog had bitten five other people.

The tragic incident was caught in a video that sent chills down the spine of viewers who were shocked at the cold blooded act of the accused.

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