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Mumbai Police arrests 31-Year-Old Man for killing a stray dog in Goregaon

The alleged incident took place on Tuesday, May 4, after which the accused, identified as Imran Shah, was arrested by the Bangur Nagar police, the official said on Wednesday, May 5.

Mumbai Police arrests 31-Year-Old Man for killing a stray dog in Goregaon
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An inhuman incident has come to light where a 31-year-old man was arrested for beating up a stray dog to death in suburban Goregaon, an official said.

The alleged incident took place on Tuesday, May 4, after which the accused, identified as Imran Shah, was arrested by the Bangur Nagar police, the official said on Wednesday, May 5.

After a video of the fatal assault on the stray dog was posted by a few users on Twitter the incident came to light and soon it went viral on social media. Many users also tagged the Mumbai Police and Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil. It was only after this that action was taken against the accused.

The police official said during interrogation, the accused revealed the stray dog had torn the seat cover of his motorcycle which triggered the attack on the animal.

In the video, the accused was seen assaulting the dog with an iron rod and the animal bleeding profusely, he said.

The accused was booked under relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, he added.

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