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Mum: Woman booked for torture, killing of pigeon

MUMBAI: A Kalyan resident has been booked through the police for torturing a pigeon to demise in a horrid and sadistic means through tying the bird the wrong way up outside a 5th ground flat window.

Mumbai-based animal activist Bimlesh Navani who got here to learn about this ghastly animal cruelty has filed an FIR on the Kolshewadi police station. "I was informed by some local animal lovers this Sunday that a woman resident of Shrihari Complex housing society in Vitthalwadi, Kalyan, had tied a pigeon upside down with a rope outside her flat window for several hours."

"The deficient bird had struggled for over seven to 8 hours on this determined state of affairs and continuously banged its frame towards the development external, leading to blood being splattered out. This is an atrocious case of torture of a pigeon,'' stated Navani.

She then went to the local police station on Monday to hotel the FIR under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (1960) section 11 (l) for fatally torturing a mute animal. ``I have amassed that the accused lady wanted to teach the pigeon a lesson for flying within her flat and dirtying the place. Some of the opposite society citizens also tried to interfere and stop the further torture of the bird, but the accused lady did not allow them to go into within her area. This is so surprising and unhappy,'' stated Navani.

The senior police inspector of Kolshewadi police station, S B Salve, stated that he is out of station, so the main points may also be were given from the junior officers on the police station. Another respectable informed TOI: ``So far, we have now only registered an FIR towards the woman, V Aarothe, but she has no longer but been arrested as we need to do further inquiry at her flat and collect witness statements.''

A local resident who incessantly feeds stray animals and birds at Vitthalwadi, Kalyan, informed TOI: ``Some of the society citizens controlled to click photos of the tied up pigeon, but sadly could no longer rescue it on time. This is an extraordinary instance of a risk free bird like a pigeon being so brutally harmed. We hope tough action is taken through the regulation enforcers.''

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