Guwahati: Man arrested for allegedly killing and eating neighbour’s dog
GUWAHATI: A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing a neighbour’s pet dog, killing it and eating its meat.
The incident occurred in Hatigaon locality on Wednesday, July 3.
The accused, who is from Manipur, was staying at a rented accommodation in the area, according to the dog owner, Simran Kumari, a resident of Brindaban Path.
Following the complaint by Kumari, police reached the accused’s place and found that he, along with a few others were preparing and eating suspected dog meat.
Four people were taken to the police station for interrogation. Three men were released and the man from Manipur was arrested.
A case has been registered under section 429 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for killing an animal and section 379 for theft.
Further investigations are on and the identity of the man is yet to be ascertained.