Owners of Stray Cattle to be Fined Rs 5000

Sheetal Dhamecha
Sheetal Dhamecha

On Wednesday, Jan 16, The Noida Authority doubled the penalty imposed on owners of animals and cattle found roaming at public places and roads in the city. So far the penalty amount of Rs 2500 was imposed, besides Rs 1000 that’s remitted with the authority. Now the penalty is increased to Rs.5000. 

"All owners are requested to keep their animals tied at appropriate spots and not let them stray out on roads, or in public places, which is leading to accidents. Failing to keep them in appropriate places, the authority will forfeit them a penalty will be imposed and punitive proceedings could be initiated against offenders,” the authority said. 

In the past six months, 475 cattle have been shifted to a cow shelter and around 75 cattle owners approached the officials to get them released, the statement said. Presently, the cow shelter spread across 7 acres has 1325 cattle. 

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