Donkeys jailed for four days in India for eating plants

The plants reportedly cost jail authorities millions

News Desk November 28, 2017

In India's Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun district, convicts of a different kind walked out from the Urai jail on Monday. A herd of eight donkeys.

The crime of the donkeys was a costly one for they destroyed expensive plants outside the jail compound, NDTV reports.

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The donkeys had to spend four days behind the bars for their offence. The plants reportedly cost jail authorities several lakh rupees.

"These donkeys had destroyed some very expensive plants which our senior officer had arranged for planting inside the jail and despite warnings, the owner let loose his animals here so we detained the donkeys," head constable RK Mishra told news agency ANI.

A local politician submitted the bail amount for the offenders after which the offenders were allowed to walk out.

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The owner was there to receive his herd and the donkeys walked out of the jail.

"I came here to get my donkeys released. Eight of them were locked up for four days," owner later stated.

Pigeons have been detained on several accounts in India.

Indian police took a pigeon into custody after it was found carrying a warning note to Prime Minister Narendra Modi near the country’s border with Pakistan.


Bunny Rabbit | 5 years ago | Reply plain silly !!!
Rizwan | 5 years ago | Reply Unlike Pakistan, where donkeys are given ministries.
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