New Delhi: Indian citizens have also started persecuting dumb animals. The video of a dolphin being beaten to death with axes and sticks in Pratapgarh has gone viral.
According to a report of a foreign news agency, this story of brutality came to light in the city of Pratapgarh in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, where a dolphin floating in a river was killed by some youths with sticks and axes.
Media reports said that when the video of the accident went viral on social media, the police arrested three youths involved in the incident.
Media sources said that the incident took place on December 31, in the video of which the dolphin can be seen being severely tortured.
Indian media say that this dolphin is a Gangetic dolphin that is in danger of extinction, therefore killing it is a crime under wildlife law.