Bengaluru: Luxury car runs over street dog sleeping on pavement; FIR registered in Siddapura police station

Syed Munavar Shabri

The Siddapura police are on the lookout for the driver of a white colored audi car who ran over pack of stray dogs which were sleeping on the footpath on 10th cross Jayanagar .

Though the incident occurred on last Wednesday, animal right activists filed a complaint with the Siddapura police on Saturday.

The incident was recorded on the CCTV cameras where the accused driver deliberately ran over the stray dogs following which one of it sustained serious injuries.

The injured dog was missing since due to fear and efforts are on to trace the injured dog to get him treatment,Arun Prasad, animal activist , said .

Based on the complaint by Badri Prasad MS, another animal right activist who submitted a CCTV video clip of the act along with the details of the vehicle, the police have registered an FIR charging the driver under prevention of cruelty to animal act and are investigating.

The car owned by a person called Vishnu and the police are trying to find him,Rashmi Dsouza, member state animal welfare board,supervising the case,said.

Condemning the act demanding strict action against the accused.

On Sunday a group of animal rights activists gathered at the spot where the dog was run over and protested for sometime demanding strict action against the perpetrator of the crime .

The police also conduct spot inspection of the scene of crime for further investigation.A case has been registered in Siddapura police station and efforts are on to trace the accused said a senior officer.