'Stray dogs should not be allowed to become a nuisance'


The court made this observation while considering the petitions filed on the stray dog issue in Kerala

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that stray dogs should not become a threat to humans and that a balanced action should be taken on the stray dog issue. However, compassion should be shown towards stray dogs, the SC said.

The court made this observation while considering the petitions filed on the stray dog issue in Kerala. The bench comprising Deepak Mishra and U.U. Lalith considered the petitions. The 14 petitions filed by animal lovers and voluntary organizations are under the consideration of the Supreme Court presently.

Kerala informed the court that it would submit the Justice S. Siri Jagan committee report soon. The SC had entrusted Siri Jagan committee to accept the complaints regarding the stray dog attacks.

The Animal Welfare Board presented the ways to solve the menace of stray dogs. The court informed that a detailed hearing on this issue will be held on October 4.

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