A volunteer from a NGO, Friendicoes, takes care of street dogs. Photo: Kyodo A volunteer from a NGO, Friendicoes, takes care of street dogs. Photo: Kyodo
A volunteer from a NGO, Friendicoes, takes care of street dogs. Photo: Kyodo

Cruelty against stray animals on the rise in India amid lack of effective laws

Maximum punishment under Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960 is a fine of US 70 cents or imprisonment up to three months or both

A volunteer from a NGO, Friendicoes, takes care of street dogs. Photo: Kyodo A volunteer from a NGO, Friendicoes, takes care of street dogs. Photo: Kyodo
A volunteer from a NGO, Friendicoes, takes care of street dogs. Photo: Kyodo
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