Indore (Madhya Pradesh): A man has been booked for allegedly killing a stray dog by shooting with his licensed rifle in Indore late on Wednesday night. The unfortunate incident occurred at Sudam Nagar under Dwarikapuri police station.
According to information, Narendra Vishwavaiya, a resident of Sudam Nagar shot the dog with his licensed rifle while it was sleeping in front of his house. The dog had bitten Vishwavaiya’s wife, because of which he got angry and killed the dog.
The complainant, Dr Vidit Pathak said that Vishwavaiya’s wife was heading towards her house when she was bitten by the dogs. “Because of sudden rainfall, she was running towards the house. The dogs also ran after her and bit her,” Dr Pathak said.
Vishwavaiya earlier complained the matter to the residents, who feed and take care of the stray dogs in the colony. “He later came out of his house with a rifle and shot at the head of the dog,” Dr Pathak said.
Later, stray animal activists approached the police station and lodged a complaint. The police have registered a case against the accused and have also recovered the rifle used in the crime.
Pathak said that there are three to four persons in the locality who take care of stray dogs. “We treat them like our pet dogs and take care of their needs, i.e. food and necessary vaccines,” he said.
City superintendent of police, Annapurna BPS Parihar said a case has been registered against Vishwavaiya. “During interrogation, he accepted the crime and said that he was upset after the dog bit his wife. His gun has been seized,” said.
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