Woman fined Rs 8 lakh for feeding stray dogs in Mumbai
Mumbai : A woman has been issued a fine of Rs 8 lakhs for allegedly feeding stray dogs inside the premises of her residential society in Navi Mumbai.
The management committee of the NRI Complex, which comprises over 40 buildings, has imposed the fine.
Speaking to the media over the incident, Anshu Singh has said that a fine of Rs 5000 per day has been imposed on those who were found feeding the stray dogs inside the society. "It is imposed as littering charges. My cumulative fine amount till now is over Rs 8 lakh."
The cumulative fine on another resident compiles to Rs 6 lakhs.
Another resident, Leela Varma, said that the society watchmen follow those members who are feeding the dogs and note down their names. It is then reported to the managing committee, which in turn calculates the fine.
Meanwhile, society has claimed that the fine has been kept after a lot of complaints from the residents were reported against the free movement of stray dogs.