An Indian boy gave some of his omelettes to a pigeon in a British park, not knowing that this small action would cost him dearly $200 fine for littering in a public place, according to the British portal Manchester Evening News.
Rishi Prem (who had arrived in the UK in February to continue his university studies) was preparing to have lunch on a bench at Piccadilly Gardens, a park in Manchester city centre, when a flock of pigeons approached him. The 25-year-old decided to cut off a small piece of the tortilla she was eating and left it on the ground so the birds could feed, as they could easily fly away if he brought the piece of food to their beak .
However, an environmental agent who was passing through the area noticed the act and £150 on that immediately. came to pay a fine of (about $200) to dump food waste in public places.
“(The agent) was watching me from the moment I sat down and started eating, and he saw birds coming to me, so he could have warned me (…) but there was no warning, it was like i was waiting for that momentPrem commented.
He said that feeding pigeons is a common practice in India, so he never imagined anything like this to happen. In addition, he stressed that he did not know that sharing his meal with a bird that “seemed hungry” and that it gave him “empathy”. against environmental protection law The country in which you lived.
For his part, the environmental agent explained that his message is simple: They don’t want people to keep feeding pigeons. Hence, they will continue to impose fines for the same. Also they claim that posters have been put up all over the area. they warn of the consequences of that act.