Trigger Warning: Animal Cruelty Images
In a deeply disturbing incident that has sent waves across the internet, some people were seen committing a deplorable act of animal cruelty. A video of the incident has gone viral. This is what happened.
Disturbing video allegedly shows men forcing a horse to smoke marijuana
#Uttrakhand Some people are making a horse smoke weed hard in Kedarnath temple walk.@uttarakhandcops @DehradunPolice @RudraprayagPol @AshokKumar_IPSYou should investigate this matter and find the culprit behind it.pic.twitter.com/yyX1BNMiLk
—Himanshi Mehra (@manshi_mehra_) June 23, 2023
The footage shows these people, who are said to be the owners of the horse, forcing the helpless animal to inhale marijuana smoke as they made their way to the revered Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand.
The horrific act has since gone viral on social media platforms, prompting a response from the Uttarakhand Police, who have launched an investigation to identify and arrest the perpetrators.
The video, first posted on Twitter by Himanshi Mehra, quickly went viral. Himanshi Mehra’s tweet was accompanied by a call for the Uttarakhand police to take urgent action against the perpetrators.
Authorities are trying to identify the men.
Authorities quickly acknowledged the viral video, stressing their commitment to address the issue as soon as possible.
“We were aware of the viral video in which a horse is forced to smoke. We are trying to identify the men in the video,” a spokeswoman for Uttarakhand police said, assuring the public of the department’s commitment to ensuring justice for the abused. . animal.
Aside from the immediate concern for the horse’s welfare, this fact has raised serious concerns about the safety of pilgrims who rely on these horses for their long journey to the revered Kedarnath temple.
The video, which has more than 18,000 views, has drawn considerable condemnation from people outraged by the callous act of cruelty. The comment area was flooded with angry responses.
As if watching them go up and down rounds with heavyweights wasn’t enough, here it comes! Why can’t the government completely ban the use of horses and mules on every pilgrimage?!! @PMOIndia FAO welfare #stopanimalcruelty https://t.co/Z7clhy4QtV
— Ritik Chhibber (@RitikChhibber) June 23, 2023
That’s so awful. Insaan Kitna girega.. Kahi to ruk besharam https://t.co/KqKziVZBzf
— Jaane bhi do Yaro (@mat_jane_de_yar) June 23, 2023
WTF is wrong with this world?! #Uttrakhand Some people are making a horse smoke weed hard in Kedarnath temple walk. @uttarakhandcops @DehradunPolice @RudraprayagPol @AshokKumar_IPS should look into this matter and find the culprit behind it https://t.co/h5vWiAVlvj
—Nikki (@cozmonika_art) June 23, 2023
Fear God you nasty people https://t.co/xHek0N2w6v
— AbRaam Paandey (@myabraam) June 23, 2023
—Sharmeen Couto (@Sharmeen_c) June 24, 2023
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