FIR Against Canceled Gadvasu Teacher, Veterinary Faculty Welcomes Decision | Chandigarh News

Ludhiana: The FIR filed against a senior professor at Guru Angad Dev University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, (Gadvasu) in Ludhiana, regarding the death of a dog, has been quashed.
The dog’s owner had previously blamed Gadvasu’s vet and four strangers. They have been reserved under the Animal Cruelty Prevention Act.
Police in Phillaur registered a case under Sections 428 (killing, poisoning, mutilating or rendering useless any animal or animal worth ten rupees or more), 34 (common intent) of the IPC and section 11 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.
Officials claimed the dog belonged to a senior government official. Gadvasu’s vet had refuted the charges and claimed the dog died due to improper handling by owner staff.
The Gadvasu Teachers Association (GADVASUTA) took a firm note against the FIR and launched a protest by suspending OPD services. Police officials investigated the case and ultimately the FIR was quashed by the court. GADVASUTA said that despite the lockdown, the veterinary school is providing services to livestock owners and pet lovers in the state.
GADVASUTA President Dr Ashwani Kumar thanked the Punjab State Veterinary Officers Association (PSVOA), Punjab Agricultural University Teachers Association (PAUTA), Senior Retd. Association of veterinarians, university authorities and other associations to express their solidarity and support.


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