Today, Patiala police finally arrested two women who were accused of dragging an injured dog. The suspects have been identified as Chanchal and Sonia, residents of the Adarsh Nagar area near Ablowal village in Patiala.
On June 20, two Women in Punjab’s Patiala city tied a dog using a rope to a scooty and dragged him along the road. Women were seen dragging an injured dog in the new century enclave. The incident was captured on CCTV camera.
After seeing the humiliating Act, neighbors tried to stop the scooty, but the accused left the injured dog and fled the spot.
A case was registered by police under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act after Sushma Singh Rathore filed a complaint.
Founder of this Chopaya Jeev Rakha Foundation, Sushma Singh Rathore, said, “Our volunteers traced the suspects and called the police. We will ensure that the suspects get stringent punishment.”
Accused in their interrogation revealed that the dog had turned violent. They claimed that it had attacked a kid at their house, and they were taking it to the Bhakhra canal.
After interrogation, both accused were immediately released by police on bail.
Rishabh Sharma, an advocate, has extended free legal aid to the NGO, which played an instrumental role in apprehending the suspects, who booked under the Preventive cruelty to Animals Act.