Chhattisgarh police has arrested a goat for trespassing on a restricted property. The goat, which was accused of being a 'repeat offender', was released later, but its owner was not so lucky.40-year-old, Abdul Hasan was arrested and sent to jail on Tuesday on charges of trespass and damaging property , the police said. "My goat scaled the boundary wall again and ate flowers and vegetables in the garden. It was taken to the police station and then police brought me in as well," said Hasan.
Goat arrested for trespassing on Judge's garden
Local Congress leader, Shailesh Nitin Trivedi slammed the police for the incident, saying, "The arrest of a goat is ridiculous. Chhattisgarh police have made fun of themselves by doing so. Those accused in rape cases are moving freely.
RELATED: Man brutalizes wife after their baby's Facebook photo tagged with another man's namePolice said the accused had been ignoring warnings given to him for over a week and was eventually detained and charged under Sections 447 (trespass), 427 (damaging and destroying property of others) and 151 (creating public nuisance) Indian Penal Code on Monday . He was produced in court on Tuesday and sent to jail.
Janakpur station in-charge RS Paikra told TOI that Hasan had been letting loose his goat into the garden of magistrate S E Ratre for more than a week. He would do so after the magistrate left for office, the officer said. Ratre's gardener, Rajesh Paikra, tried to stop Hasan but his efforts went in vain and he then informed police.
RELATED:Woman murdered son to please new husbandLocal Congress leader, Shailesh Nitin Trivedi slammed the police for the incident, saying, "The arrest of a goat is ridiculous. Chhattisgarh police have made fun of themselves by doing so. Those accused in rape cases are moving freely.
"The most painful and disappointing aspect is the entry made by an ASI of Chhattisgarh police in the diary that 'the goat would graze on the garden, despite warnings'. Chhattisgarh police is communicating with goats!" he added.
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