A police criticism has been filed in opposition to cricketer-turned-politician and Indian Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for conserving a stuffed black partridge, gifted to him by a Pakistani journalist, NDTV reported.
Based on experiences, an animal activist in India, Sandeep Jain, has filed the criticism demanding a probe into how the black partridge was introduced from Pakistan and saved in India by Sidhu for therefore lengthy.
Sidhu was gifted the chook by the journalist throughout his latest go to to the nation to attend the launch of Kartarpur Hall.
The minister handed over the gifted chook to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh after reaching India.
“Beneath the 1972 Wildlife Safety Act’s Schedule 4, it’s unlawful to maintain an animal or a chook or their physique components with none permission. The punishment could possibly be a jail time period as much as three years or Rs. 25,000 wonderful or each,” Sandeep Jain has claimed.
Sidhu has been engulfed in controversies since his go to to Pakistan for the oath-taking ceremony of his outdated buddy Prime Minister Imran Khan in August 2018.