The two Chennai medical students who threw a dog from the terrace in June and filmed the act, will have to pay Rs 2 lakh each as fine to the Animal Welfare Board of India, the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University council to decide the penalty amount to be paid by each student.
A horrifying video of a man throwing a dog from a terrace of the building went viral, activists traced the injured animal, named it Bhadra and provided it treatment. later two were arrested, Gautam Sudarshan and Ashish Paul were let out on bail and were asked to pay a fine of Rs. 50 each. Animal activists and dog lovers were unhappy and continued to demand a stricter form of punishment.
TN college asks the 2 students who threw a dog from rooftop 2 pay Rs2 lakh. Under animal cruelty act, fine is Rs 50 pic.twitter.com/Pq7E50sdj2
— Swati Goel Sharma (@swati_gs) August 31, 2016
The Animal activists of the dog moved the Madras High Court seeking compensation for the animal besides medical care and punishment of the medicos. On Tuesday, The orders of the high court, Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University constituted a four-member team to go into the issue and arrive at a compensation package,As a reported by TOI.