Hyderabad: A property dispute between siblings led to the murder of a pet dog. In a cruel incident, the brother choked and killed an 8-year-old Pomeranian owned by his younger sister.
The incident occurred at Vinod Nagar, at around 9:15 pm on Friday.
Ms.Rama Devi, an NGRI employee and the pet owner, had filed a police complaint against his brother Nagaraju, in a property dispute case. The complaint was filed at Osmania University Police Station.
According to Rama Devi, the two families were in dispute over property distribution. On Friday, Nagaraju in an inebriated state, landed at Rama Devi’s house, and cruelly choked the dog besides stamping its neck.
The resident of Lallapet complained, “ While I was coming down the house staircase, I noticed my brother Nagaraju and his wife P. Swapna stamping my dog and held it by his neck. I immediately dialled 100 as they threatened to kill me, but by then my dog had died.
Acting upon a complaint filed by Rama Devi, the police booked a case under section 428 , 429 of IPC and 11 (I) , 11(L), 11 (L) PCAA.
Speaking to Newsmeter, Ms. Pravalika , an animal activist associated with Compassionate Society for Animals (CSA) said, " We had requested for a post mortem of the dog but few veterinary hospitals refused to do it. Finally, the Postmortem was done at the Narayanguda Government Veterinary Hospital."
Meanwhile, the police has taken Nagaraju into custody, and further investigation is underway.
According to Ramadevi, her brother Nagaraju had repeatedly committed this cruel offence earlier as well. He had earlier killed a 6-year-old dog. He had also taken the other dogs and left them at the railway track located in front of her residence.