Bhubaneswar: Man shoots dead dog, injures another for killing his chickens

Bhubaneswar: A man allegedly shot dead a stray dog and injured another in an act of revenge as the two animals killed some of his chickens in Jagamara area of Odisha capital, yesterday.

As per reports, accused Kitab Patnaik fired pellets from a shotgun killing the stray dog and leaving another critically injured.

On being informed about the incident by locals, members of ‘Sewa Hi Sankalp’ animal welfare organisation reached the spot, rescued the dogs and rushed the animals to a veterinary hospital, where one of the dogs was declared dead. The injured one was undergoing treatment.

The organisation has lodged a complaint against Patnaik at the Khandagiri police station. On the basis of the complaint, police have registered a case and started an investigation.

The accused had absconded on knowing about the registration of the case. Till last reports came in, he was on the run and efforts were on by police to trace and nab him.

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