Animal Welfare Board approaches Supreme Court against Kerala dog culling

Murali Krishnan September 18 2015

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court by the Animal Welfare Board of India, challenging a 2006 judgment of the Kerala High Court which empowers local self government institutions to kill stray dogs.

The petition was filed after the Kerala government recently decided to eliminate stray dogs after a spate of dog attacks on people.

The matter was heard by a Division Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and PC Pant today which tagged the case . . .

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