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Duo held for killing dog after robbing man in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 20-year-old man and his juvenile associate were Monday held for for shooting dead a in their bid to flee after robbing a man, police said.

The incident took place Sunday in Seelampur area of northeast when the miscreants-- Vicky and his associate, after robbing Rs 15,000 from 24-year-old Ravi Kumar, were fleeing the spot, the police said.

The duo do not have a criminal record, the police said, adding that the weapon used in the crime was seized from them.

The canine was shot in the leg and taken to a veterinary hospital by the police. However, it succumbed to its injuries on Monday.

Following the incident, a case under appropriate sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act was registered by the police.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 00:15 IST