HC orders FIR against Maneka’s animal centre

Peeved over 59 camels not being released to their original owners despite court directions,the Punjab and Haryana High Court

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: May 31, 2013 2:12 am

Peeved over 59 camels not being released to their original owners despite court directions,the Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday ordered a criminal case against authorities of Sanjay Gandhi Animal Care Centre,an animal shelter in New Delhi,in which BJP MP Maneka Gandhi is a trustee.

Coming down on the shelter for confiscating camels of poor villagers who,according to the centre were about to sell them at an animal fare for slaughter,a bench headed by acting Chief Justice Jasbir Singh trashed the charges as “wild and reckless”.

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