Patna: A man has been accused of raping a stray dog on the day of Holi on March 8. The incident took place in Faisal Colony of Phulwari Sharif and was caught on CCTV, which later went viral on social media.
Application submitted by NGO
An application was submitted over the matter by an NGO in Phulwari Sharif police station. After this, Patna Police started investigating the matter.
Assistant Superintendent of Police, Phulwari Sharif Manish Kumar said, "An application has come, and a call forward has been done with the document. Action will be taken under IPC and Animal Act. The matter is being investigated." The investigation is still underway.
Animal cruelty is a punishable offence
The accused in this case could be charged under the Indian Penal Code and the Animal Act.
The incident has sparked outrage among animal lovers and has once again highlighted the issue of animal cruelty.