FROM 2018: While three of the accused have been identified, police officials are yet to identify the remaining five. They have been booked under various sections of the IPC including Section 377 (unnatural offences) and Section 429 (mischief by killing or maiming cattle. The goat that was 50 weeks pregnant died due to its injuries.
Hindustan Times When the owner of the goat, a shepherd, realized that his goat went missing, he launched a search with some of the villagers. On hearing strange noises from an old home in the village, the owner was shocked to find three men gang-raping his goat. On confronting them they alleged that five others had earlier raped the goat.
“My goat was injured and lying on the ground. It was not even able to walk. I took it home and applied medicines on the wounds on its head and nose. It did not eat anything the next day and was lying as if it was paralyzed,” Khan said.
Police said one of the accused met Khan the next day and mocked him over the condition of the goat. “He came to me and threatened to steal the goat. He laughed and said that he and his friends had a nice time that night. The condition of goat started deteriorating and it died around 6pm.
When he confronted them, they threatened him with committing such acts with all his animals. They even claimed that the police could not do anything to them.