On 4th December 2014, an animal lover named Munira Shaikh called Salim Charania (President of Pawa India) and informed him that one old man in Jogeshwari East near sham nagar near lake is sexually abusing the dog in the garden, she was walking near the garden and she heard the dog was crying in pain, she saw that one old man named Chandu Gudda Poojari was inserting finger in the dog's vagina. He was repeatedly abusing the dog by putting his finger in and out, Munira asked him to stop & called Salim, Salim informed Munira to follow that man and call Police control room, by the time he reaches to the spot, police came and nab that person and was taken to the Meghwadi Police Station in Jogeshwari, the other activist (Lata Parmar) also join in for the case, Salim was insisting police to take the case under IPC 377 :
377. Unnatural offences.—Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished with 1[imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine. Explanation.—Penetration is sufficient to constitute the carnal intercourse necessary to the offence described in this section.
This case the dog was sexually abused but there was no Intercourse
The discussion took place between senior Inspector and salim and came to conclusion that let's ask the Police Advocate who can suggest the best, the statement of Salim and Munira was recorded and were sent to police advocate, the police advocate replied in writing in 15 days that since the dog was sexually abused but there was no Intercourse so it will not fall under IPC 377
The replied letter of the police advocate was informed to Salim, Salim called his friend who is also an advocate and animal activist Mrs. Reena, who accompanied with salim to police station for the discussion of the case, finally it came in to conclusion that the case will get register under Animal Cruelty.
on 23rd January 2015, Culprit Chandu Gudda Poojari was arrested from his home and the case was registered under Maharashtra Police act 119. Case & LAC No. 77/15
Maharashtra Police Act 119 says : 1 Month prison or fine up to 2500 or both