Sexual assault is a despicable crime but few care when the victim is an animal.
Crime by Bhavya DoreNov 11, 2019
On the muggy night of
October 13, 2017, Ajit Dev* and his wife sat on the balcony of their one-room
tenement in the Mumbai colony of Gautam Nagar, chatting. It was around 11.45pm.
Vishnu*, their younger son, had died on July 25, and sleep had since been
fitful, if it came at all.
From their vantage
point, a storey above ground, they espied a young man approach the block of
men’s public toilets in front of their home. He seemed to be carrying a stray
dog. Dev thought the dog was dead
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is a Mumbai based freelance journalist who has written for various national and international publications.
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