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100 stray dogs culled in Telangana, case registered

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

An FIR was registered today following a complaint alleging that nearly 100 stray dogs were culled and dumped in a forest area, police said.

The complaint was lodged by a non-governmental organisation(NGO) on May 16, saying unidentified persons were picking up street dogs from Meerpet area and 'killing' them at the nearby Kongara forest, they said.

A case was registered under the Animal Cruelty Act and also under relevant sections of IPC, they added.

About 100 carcasses were found near the forest, police said.

Veterinary doctors conducted a postmortem and sent the samples to a laboratory, police said, adding reports were awaited.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 17:41 IST