Sambalpur, June 22: A man was arrested for allegedly killing a stray dog at the IIC Colony under Dhunipali police limits in the district today.
The accused has been identified as Bipil Khalko, a retired BSNL employee.
According to the reports, the stray dog had barked at the accused and this provoked him to thrash the animal. Later, he dumped the body in a nearby field.
On being informed, the convenor of People for Animal, a social outfit, Jitendra Sharma, lodged a complaint at Dhunipali police station in this regard. Basing on the complaint, the police arrested the accused and forwarded him to the court.