3 stray dogs shot dead by unknown at Hyderabad

Hyderabad, PTI | Updated : 16 August 2016, 09:19 PM

Three stray dogs were shot dead by unidentified persons near a farmhouse in Gudimalkapur area here, police said today. Locals who heard the shots and noticed the dogs dead informed the matter to police, they said.

Following a complaint lodged by a resident of the area, a case under section 429 (mischief by killing or maiming cattle etc) of IPC has been registered against unknown persons,Tappachabutra Police Station Inspector B Ravinder said.

“We are inquiring into the matter...it is suspected that the bullets were fired from the farm house,” Ravinder told PTI, adding that bullets were shot from an air-gun.

An autopsy was conducted on the stray dogs.

Last month, eight boys (in the age group of 10-17) were apprehended for allegedly burning alive three puppies at a graveyard in Musheerabad area of the city.

First Published: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 09:13 PM

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