Thursday, October 29, 2020
Nagaland

CTC bans import and sale of dog meat

Dimapur, August 29: SDO (C) and Administrator, Chumukedima Town Council, Thejavizo Nakhro NCS has informed that the state Government has imposed ban on import and sale of dog meat within the state in consonance with the provision of Food Safety and Standard and Regulation Act.
In this regard, all commercial transport and trading of dogs and dog markets; commercial sale of dog meat in the market and dine in restaurants have been banned with immediate effect.
Any individual found in violation of the order would be liable for prosecution U/S 428 and 429 of IPC 1860 and Section 11 and Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1860 and or any such provisions of law as may be applicable. (Page News Service)