The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act,1960
Section 12. Penalty for practising phooka or doom dev
If any person performs upon any cow or other milch animal the operation called phooka or 1[doom dev or any other operation (including injection of any substance) to improve lactation which is injurious to the health of the animal] or permits such operation being performed upon any such animal in his possession or under his control, he shall be punishable with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with both, and the animal on which the operation was performed shall be forfeited to the Government.
1. Subs. by Act 26 of 1982; S. 11, for the words “doom dev” .