The World Health Organization says rabies is endemic in India, which accounts for 36% of the world’s rabies deaths. The organisation estimates that the number of deaths caused by dog bites is 18,000-20,000 every year. The latest instance is a case in Ghaziabad where a 14-year-old boy died after being bitten by a pet dog. What can be done to stop this menace?
Mohammed Zubair has prayed that these FIRs be clubbed with the one filed first regarding his 2018 tweet and also challenged the constitution of the Special Investigation Team (SIT), which was formed by the Uttar Pradesh government to investigate his case.
Allahabad High Court while hearing a Criminal Misc Writ petition filed by Rinu Yadav And Another stayed the coercive action against them under the FIR registered at Suhwal police station and has sought a response from the state government on the petition in six weeks.