Two arrested for killing dog after stealing 15 thousand cash in Delhi

Dec 04, 2018, 12:15 IST | PTI

The incident took place Sunday in Seelampur area of northeast Delhi when the miscreants-- Vicky and his associate, after robbing Rs 15,000 from 24-year-old Ravi Kumar, were fleeing the spot, the police said

Two arrested for killing dog after stealing 15 thousand cash in Delhi
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A 20-year-old man and his juvenile associate were Monday held for for shooting dead a stray dog in their bid to flee after robbing a man, police said.

The incident took place Sunday in Seelampur area of northeast Delhi when the miscreants-- Vicky and his associate, after robbing Rs 15,000 from 24-year-old Ravi Kumar, were fleeing the spot, the police said.

The duo do not have a criminal record, the police said, adding that the weapon used in the crime was seized from them. The canine was shot in the leg and taken to a veterinary hospital by the police. However, it succumbed to its injuries on Monday.

Following the incident, a case under appropriate sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act was registered by the police.

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