A video of the accused tying a dog to his scooter and dragging it on the road went viral on social media.
The dog was freed after a passerby, Ummer Valappan, confronted Xavier, the man riding the scooter and started to record a video.— Senthil kumar (@SENTHILSSK1982) April 18, 2021
Xavier, a native of Karunechi, had allegedly dragged his pet dog along the road for at least 3km to West Perumkulam before he was intercepted pic.twitter.com/B2YequeOh9
Sources said the man was punishing the dog for biting and damaging his chappel.
The dog has been dragged on the road after tied up to a speeding scooter for about two kilometers.
Another man who witnessed the cruelty shot a video on his mobile and posted it on social media.
The seriously injured dog is being treated at a Veterinary hospital.
A similar incident had taken place in Kochi in December last year and a man was arrested for dragging his pet dog along the road after tying it to his car. (UNI)