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Court allows 56 rescued camels to be sent back to Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

: A allowed two animal rescue organisation to transport to 56 camels that were rescued by police last month.

These camels were part of a total of 97 camels rescued by police on November 9 from a duo who had brought them from for the purpose of slaughtering, Balapur police station Sub-Inspector S Vishnuvardhan Reddy said.

The camels, found in a cramped space in a local premises with their legs tied, were handed over by the police to the civic authorities and two animal rescue organisations.

Forty-one camels from the lot of 97 died due to, among other reasons, the harsh conditions in which they were brought in by the arrested accused, he said.

The order to shift the animals back to came on a filed by the two animal rescue organisations, police said.

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First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 18:35 IST