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Chhattisgarh man gets son arrested for killing his pet dog

05 Jan 2018 | By NewsBytes Desk

In a rare incident, a 48-year-old man from Chhattisgarh got one of his sons arrested for killing his pet dog.

According to a Hindustan Times report, Shivmangal Sai of Surajpur district's Podi village brought his dead pet Jhabbu to the local police station, where he lodged a complaint against his son. He was crying throughout, said the police.

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05 Jan 2018Chhattisgarh man gets son arrested for killing his pet dog

DetailsSons did not like the pet dog

Sai had tamed Jhabbu about a year ago. However, his two sons did not like it because it would chase and bite their mother, reported The New Indian Express (TNIE).

Despite the altercations with his family, Sai insisted on keeping the dog at home.

On Wednesday evening when he returned home from work, Sai found Jhabbu lying dead in a pool of blood.

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IncidentDog was killed in Sai's absence

Santdhari, Sai's 28-year-old son, teased Jhabbu and tried to play with him on Wednesday at around 5pm when Sai was not at home.

When the dog didn't respond, Santdhari killed it with a sharp-edged weapon, reported HT. He was subsequently arrested for killing an animal under Section 429 of the IPC.

TNIE report however claims that both the sons were arrested and later bailed.