Hunting as heinous as murder, says Calcutta High Court

Posted on 27/04/2023 by Shubhobroto Ghosh

In a judgment on February 20, the division bench of Justice Arijit Banerjee and Justice Apurba Sinha Ray said, “senseless killing of animals in the wild for pleasure and in a purported show of false prowess is, in our opinion, as heinous and culpable a crime as the offence of murder under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code”.