Bemina Man Held After Video Of Shooting Dog With 12 Bore Rifle Goes Viral

Srinagar, March 30: 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 said  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.

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