Srinagar: In a shocking case of animal abuse, a pregnant goat was allegedly gang raped by 8 men in Mewat town of Nuh district in Haryana.
According to media reports, eight men took the pregnant goat to a deserted house and raped her in turns. All the accused, believed to be drug addicts and alcoholics, gang-raped the animal following which she died.
Three of the eight men were identified after the goat owner identified as Ashu moved a complaint before the Nagina police station alleging his goat was stolen and raped.
Meet Ashar, Emergency Response Coordinator at PETA India took to Twitter to express his outrage against the brutal act.
“SHAMEFUL – Pregnant goat reportedly gang raped and killed by 8 men in Nuh district of Haryana,” he said.
“There has been a steep increase in cases of sexual abuse against animals. People who are violent often start with animals as victims and then move on to humans,” he added.
Meanwhile, police have filed a case under Sections 34, 377 and 429 IPC, Section 11(1)(a) & (l) of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 against the accused and started a manhunt to nab them.