Pet dog kidnapped, beaten to death, meat consumed in Gurgaon's DLF Phase II

The complaint stated that the dog had been kidnapped by a group of people from DLF Phase-II area around a month ago.

By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: May 04, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
Pet dog kidnapped, beaten to death, meat consumed in Gurgaon's DLF Phase II

New Delhi: People for Animals, India's largest animals rights organisation has filed a police complaint alleging that a missing pet dog of Gurgaon resident was first brutally beaten to death and then its meat consumed by some men.

According to police, the dog, Brownie, belonged to Gurgaon resident Anupam Srivastav, who noticed the disappearance of her pet on April 1. He first made enquiries in her neighbourhood before filing a missing complaint to the police on April 17.

Later, he also printed 2000 posters of Brownie and announced a reward of Rs 5,000 to anyone who could provide information to her regarding her pet's whereabouts.

Srivastava was later contacted by two persons who informed her that her dog was taken to a house near Sikanderpur village community centre and its mouth and legs tied. The canine was beaten to death by a gang of men later, she was informed.

Srivastava then immediately complained to People for Animals regarding the incident and requested them to intervene. 

"A video later surfaced showing the pet being beaten and killed for its meat. We have the evidence and we have handed it to the police," said Amit Chaudhery, president, People for Animals, Gurgaon. He said one of the videos also shows the men consuming cooked meat suspected to be of the dog.

Another case was registered Monday under IPC Sections 379 (punishment for theft) and 429 (mischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc.), and Section 11 of the Animal Cruelty Act. 

"A case has been registered but it is early to make any statements," said head constable Amit, the investigating officer.