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Pakistan's Punjab province sentences death to a dog for biting child

The dog's owner has filed an appeal against the peculiar punishment

ANI  |  Lahore | Pakistan 

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In a bizarre case, a has been sentenced to in Pakistan's Punjab province for biting a .

The dog, which bit a child, was sentenced to by Assistant Commissioner Raja Saleem in Bhakkar's Klor vicinity in Punjab province, Geo TV has reported.

A unique and a bizarre argument was put up by Assistant Commissioner Saleem while announcing the sentence stating "The injured the child, hence, it should be killed."

The dog's owner has filed an appeal with the Additional Deputy Commissioner against the peculiar "The affected child's family registered a case against my dog, following which it completed a one-week prison sentence. Any further for it would be unfair," Geo TV quoted the dog's owner, as saying.

Jamil added that he would knock on the doors of all courts to get justice for his pet.

First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 19:38 IST