An Iraqi national has been arrested for allegedly killing two puppies by throwing them off his eighth-floor apartment in an upscale housing complex in Gurgaon, the police said on Tuesday.
On Monday, the founder of an animal welfare NGO, filed a police complaint against the man. He said that Saif Ashar Abdul Hussain, 31, threw two puppies from his eighth floor apartment.
The man was arrested after police looked through the CCTV footage. He confessed to his crime after sustained interrogation, Gurgaon police spokesperson Subhash Bokan said. The accused works as a guest attendant for foreigners who come to hospitals in Gurgaon for treatment, he added.
Earlier, a video showing a brown bear being stoned by people in Drass area of Kargil district in Ladakh region of the state emerged. In the video, one could see a brown bear tumbling into a stream from a steep mountain ridge after being stoned by people in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir,
The bear had climbed a steep mountain ridge after being chased by the people from the nearby village but fell into a stream after losing balance as stones were thrown at the animal. The people could be heard cheering as the animal tumbled into the stream.
The incident sparked outrage on the social media and several netizens demanded that the people behind the stone throwing on the animal be identified and brought to book.