When the members of Sewa Hi Sankalp confronted the accused, the accused claimed that he used a catapult to hit the two dogs as they had killed his 10 to 15 chickens.
The incident took place about a month back in Simariatal village, while a video of the brutal killing surfaced on social media on Sunday, following which an animal activist lodged a police complaint.
The dog entered the house of Jagdish Chauhan alias Thakur (40) on Sunday and escaped with a bag of mutton kept for cooking in the morning.
Collectors, other officials told to keep watch on incidents of cruelty; activists stress on need for more awareness
An offence under section 428 (commits mischief by killing animals) and other relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at Nagjhiri police station on Friday, the official said.
The report also suggested captive elephant committee monitor the welfare of captive elephants.
Steve Bouquet, 54, was convicted of attacking 16 cats, nine of them fatally, between late 2018 and mid-2019 in Brighton.
People for Animals told to intervene and be party in petition seeking action
The court also asked the state government to upgrade the facilities of veterinary hospitals and allied infrastructure.
City-based Animal Care Trust trustee Sum R Nayak said that the dog has been shot dead at very close range using an air gun.
Meanwhile, the Kerala High Court has also initiated suo motu proceedings in the incident and will consider the case on Friday.
According to Sreedevi, the pandemic period has seen many people taking out their frustration on animals by inflicting pain on the poor creatures.
In a shocking incident, a dog was hung and beaten to death by three minors on Adimalathura beach on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram.
In incidents where strays are being run over by speeding vehicles, accused are not being booked under Section 279 which can make the punishment stringent
An FIR was lodged at the Mithanpura police station here on Thursday against Raj Kumar under various sections of the animal cruelty act, said SHO Bhagirath Prasad.