Men record video torturing leopard cub in Gir forest, case registered Hunt is on for a group of men who recorded a video of themselves while torturing a leopard cub in Gujarat’s Gir forest. The men could be seen holding the cub by its neck against a tree. They were cheering and hooting, while torturing the cub. One of them also asked if the video of the act was being recorded. The video was then uploaded on social media.
The video soon went viral, and enraged environment lovers. The forest authorities also took note of the issue and appealed to people on social media to identify the men involved in the act.
According to the Wildlife Act, harassing or torturing such animals is an offence. However, repeated instances of such acts and several videos of similar kinds make it clear that people are not afraid of the laws of the Forest Department.