Minors burn puppies alive; man kills dog with air gun, both videos go viral

The entire episode was recorded on camera and the video was posted on social networking sites in Hyderabad.

Published: 20th July 2016 06:43 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st July 2016 06:47 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD:Close on heels of a medical student threw a dog from building terrace in Chennai, similar incidents took place at different places in Hyderabad.

While as many as six minors minors who were enjoying bonfire burnt three puppies alive by throwing in to flames in Musheerabad police limits, another person armed with a air gun killed a dog by shooting it in Nampally police limits. Both videos were posted on social networking sites of Facebook and went viral on WhatsApp.

dog.pngA volunteer of People for Animals, an NGO based in Secunderabad, Shreya Paropkari noticed the video and lodged a complaint with the Musheerabad police.

In her complaint, Shreya stated that it is a two-minute long video in which some minors were enjoying bonfire and burnt the puppies alive by throwing them into the flames. In the incident, the three puppies died. The video has been circulating on social networking sites.

'It was heart wrenching to watch such a video and to see how people, especially minors, are attracted towards cruelty. The minors committed an offence by killing puppies while the another crime is that the others circulated such a video through various social networking sites and WhatsApp,'' Shreya said.

Based on the complaint, police have registered cases under section of 429 (Mischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc., of any value or any animal) of IPC and Section 11 (1) (a) and 11 (a) (L) of prevention of cruelty of Animals Act 1990.



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