New Delhi, Apr 27: Delhi Police on Tuesday registered a case against unknown persons who allegedly cut off the tail and ear of a stray dog in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area.
The incident was reported days after the arrest of a 28-year-old engineer from Lucknow who had killed a puppy and attacked three dogs in neighbouring Green Park area.
According to police, a Hauz Khas resident found the injured dog and brought it to an NGO yesterday afternoon, following which they approached the police and lodged a complaint.
Police today registered a case under IPC Section 429 (Mischief by killing or maiming animal) and provisions of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act at Safdarjung Enclave police station in connection with the matter, a senior official said.
Meanwhile, police are obtaining CCTV footage pertaining to the past few days from premises at the lane in Hauz Khas Village where the dog was found in order to ascertain identity of the accused, the official added.