Asinine criminals: Horses, donkeys kept in Uttar Pradesh jail for damaging plants

Jalaun: Two horses and two donkeys were rounded up and kept in the district jail in Jalaun for almost three days for allegedly damaging saplings in the prison premises.

Jail superintendent Tulsi Ram Sharma said, "Various types of saplings were planted in the district jail premises for beautification."

"Those were damaged by the horses and donkeys. Hence, I rounded them up," he said.

 Asinine criminals: Horses, donkeys kept in Uttar Pradesh jail for damaging plants

The owner of the animals, Kamlesh, said the horses and donkey were released this evening.

"For two days, I could not find my horses and donkeys. When I came to know that they are in jail, I sought the help from local BJP leaders. with their intervention the animals were released," he said.

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Updated Date: Nov 28, 2017 13:40:19 IST