Cruelty against cats: 4 bikers chase lion, lioness in Gujarat's Gir, probe ordered

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Nov 9, 2017, 4:58 pm IST
Updated Nov 9, 2017, 4:58 pm IST
A video shows a group of bikers chasing lions, lionesses and cubs has gone viral.
The licence plate for one of the bikes can be seen. The lions run frantically to escape the interlopers. (Screengrab)
 The licence plate for one of the bikes can be seen. The lions run frantically to escape the interlopers. (Screengrab)

Ahmedabad: A video showing a group of four bikers chasing lions in Gujarat's Gir sanctuary has gone viral.

The men, one of whom, the police say, have been arrested, were seen chasing lions, lionesses and cubs.

The licence plate for one of the bikes can be seen. The lions run frantically to escape the interlopers.

The video was posted on Facebook on Wednesday.

Forest officials have initiated an inquiry into the whole incident and said they are on the trail of three others.

The Gir sanctuary in western Gujarat is the only natural habitat of Asiatic lions.

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Location: India, Gujarat, Ahmedabad




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