Yesterday, Indian police in New Delhi summoned a parrot accused of hurling abuses at an elderly woman. Local Police Chief, P.S. Dongre, confirmed that the parrot was summoned by the police after carrying out a test to
check whether the bird was guilty of bad behaviour.
The bird was summoned following a complaint by one Janabai Sakharkar, 75. Sakharkar had complained that her neighbour had tutored his caged pet called “Hariyal” to utter obscenities whenever she passed by his house.
The parrot seemed to have become self-conscious with all the attention from the police and kept mum when confronted by the complainant. The parrot has now been handed over to the forest department for release into the wild….. despite pleading nt guilty…..