The devastating news of the killing of a pregnant elephant in Malappuram, Kerala on May 27 after being fed a pineapple stuffed with crackers has stirred up a storm in the nation with many taking to social media to condemn the incident and urging authorities to punish those who were responsible for the heinous act.
Allegedly, the crackers offered by a local exploded in her mouth when she chomped on it. The pregnant wild elephant in Silent Valley was unable to eat due to her injuries and died while standing in water. The incident came to light after a forest officer narrated the details of the horrific death on social media. The incident has sparked outrage on Twitter with Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and football team skipper Sunil Chhetri, and Virat Kohli’s wife Anushka Sharma reacting to the news. The celebrities urged everybody to treat animals with love and also demanded stricter laws against animal cruelty in their post.
Meanwhile, Karnataka Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has assured that strict action will be taken against those responsible for the killing of the 15-year-old pregnant elephant. “Strict action will be taken against those who are responsible for killing the pregnant elephant. Forest department is probing the case and the culprits will be brought to book” Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala CM said on Wednesday.
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