Lucknow: In a video that surfaced online, three men can be seen beating a dolphin with sticks and rods. The incident took place in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh on December 31st. The dolphin that was beaten to death was a rare and protected species.
Police later arrested all three of them. In the video, the men can be seen beating the dolphin in the Sharda canal near Kotharia village. The forest department rushed to the scene and took the dolphin’s body.