Punish Person Responsible for Mass Poisoning of Stray Dogs


Target: Ujjwal Nikam, Public Prosecutor, Mumbai, India

Goal: Demand person who killed 20 dogs with poisoned food is punished to the fullest extent of the law.

More than 20 stray dogs were recently found dead and dying by an animal activist who had been feeding them. In a horrid scene, corpses littered the neighborhood while other dogs were found running erratically and struggling to breathe. Authorities say that someone deliberately fed the dogs food laced with poison. A pesticide bag was found on the scene.

According to authorities, two separate security cameras show a man feeding stray dogs in the neighborhood. He has been identified as a local pig farmer and slaughterer. Locals say that the stray dogs scared and hurt the pigs, and suspect that the man poisoned the dogs to keep them from causing further nuisance to his pigs.

A similar mass poisoning occurred in a nearby neighborhood only a couple months prior to this incident. Fifty dogs were found dead in that case. Rights group Peace for Animal Welfare Association India has said that is suspects the pig farmer to be responsible for both of these horrific acts. The suspect has been questioned and was subsequently released without charge.

This callous mass killing resulted in the slow, torturous death of over 20 dogs. If the person responsible is not stopped, these savage acts will continue. Sign the petition below to urge the prosecutor to seek to punish the suspect to the fullest extent of the law, if he is found guilty.


Dear Mr. Nikam,

Many dogs were recently found scattered about a Mumbai neighborhood dead, while others were seen behaving erratically and struggling to breathe. Authorities suspect that the dogs were poisoned by a man seen on camera feeding them food that was suspected to be laced with poison. This is the second mass stray dog poisoning of recent times, both of which occurred within close proximity to each other.

This barbaric act resulted in the slow, painful deaths of several animals. These shocking mass killings will continue until the person responsible is punished. In order to prevent the person responsible from re-offending as well as send a strong message that this type of cruelty will not be tolerated, you must ensure that the person guilty is punished to the fullest extent of the law.


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  1. sabita patwardhan says:

    Ashamed of how my country treats animals.

    • Debbie Kane says:

      Thank you maybe you can contact whoever is in charge begging them to stop such awfu crimes with severe JAIL TIME

  2. This is so incredibly upsetting! This man must be stopped now!

  3. Brenda Salvatore says:

    Sickening act by a Sickening 2 legged animal. I say take away his pigs and his ability to have them. He certainly does not deserve to own any animal if he could so cruelly destroy so many poor dogs.

  4. Lisa Allred Lisa Zarafonetis says:

    Signed & Shared. ?

  5. sandra mason says:

    this same type of thing happens to cats and there are only a few thousand signatures.. sometimes only a few hundred. i’m not signing this one.

    • very sad, that you do not sign, the reason is wrong (up to my opinion). Not signing HERE you do not help cats (and do not help dogs either). I like cats, but I LOVE dogs. If I click on “actuanimaux” there are sometimes 10 cats and only 1 dog presented, all in need. Sometimes I am angry, because they have the focus that much on cats – but I click for all of them. For cats because it is a shame what people do to animals in general – for dogs because my heart is bleeding if I see what happens to them. Find cats and dogs here: http://www.actuanimaux.com/a-parrainer/animaux
      (sorry for my poor English and regards)

    • Debbie Kane says:

      SANDRA YOU are sick and spiteful to differentiate between dogs OR cats THEY ARE ALL in NEED of help..and MOST of us sign for BOTH..
      YOUR remark may make us more of dog lovers like me BUT I have and also love cats..Shall WE STOP signing for cats NOW due to yur STUPID remark .I sign for most petitions BUT miss many due to lack of time not because of type of animal Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

    • Jody Firneno says:

      Why do you even comment that you are not signing unless you purposely want to start sh%t? Grow up!

  6. Denise Baudin says:

    Ujjwal Nikam, Public Prosecutor, Mumbai, India: Thanks to this WORLDWIDE PETITION, we demand that the person who killed 20 dogs with poisoned food is punished to the fullest extent of the law. He has been identified as a local pig farmer and slaughterer in Mumbai.
    Who will he poison next… children????????????
    Mr. Ujjwal Nikam, put this dog slaughtered in jail for the maximum sentence. Thank you.

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