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Bemina man seen shooting dog with 12 bore rifle arrested

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday arrested a man from Bemina area of Srinagar following a “viral video” in which he is purportedly seen shooting a street dog dead with his 12 bore rifle.

A police officer told GNS that one person identified as Iqbal Ahmed Dar son of Ghulam Hassan Dar of Khumani Chowk Bemina killed the dog with a 12 bore rifle on Tuesday.

“He made a video of it that went viral on social media,” the officer said, adding, “A case (FIR no 21/2022) under section 429 IPC has been registered in this connection at police station Bemina.”

The person has been arrested, the officer said.

The offence of 429 IPC envisages imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years or with fine or with both. (GNS)

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