Dimapur, May 22: The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Dimapur has condemned the orders to shoot at sight of dogs in different parts of Nagaland, setting up of traps, and hunting of animals even during the time of national lockdown.
During this time of pandemic, it is not only human beings that are suffering, but even animals too, as both are part of the society, the SPCA said in a release.
The SPCA reminded the people of Nagaland that as per Section 11 of The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, killing of an animal/pet is illegal and amounts to cruelty to animals.
The SPCA appealed to the people of Nagaland to resist from any act that are harmful to animals, but be a protector to them. (Page News Service)