Cockerel detained by police after killing owner during cockfight

Police say they have launched a manhunt for some 15 people who took part in the illegal cockfight. According to police those involved in the event face charges of manslaughter, illegal betting and hosting a cockfight. In 2020 another man in Andhra Pradesh also died from similar incident when his neck was slashed by a blade attached to his bird. Cockfighting has been illegal in India since 1960. However, animal fighting continues to be a problem in the country. Gauri Maulekhi, trustee for India’s People for Animals foundation, told the CNN…

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