Cab driver held for mowing down puppies

Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (PTI) The Odisha police on Mondayarrested a cab driver on the charge of intentionally mowingdown four puppies in Chandrasekharpur area of the city.

Police said an FIR was lodged in this regard by anorganisation working for animals against the driver and he wasarrested under provisions of the Prevention of Cruelty toAnimals Act.

The four puppies died on the spot after they were runover by the cab at Sailesree Vihar locality on Sunday. Thesecurity guard of a nearby building vainly tried to stop thecar, said Jiban B Das, secretary of People For Animals and amember of the State Animal Welfare Board.

'The arrest of a car driver for killing four puppiesshould be a lesson for all those involved in cruelty toanimals,' Das said. PTI AAMNN NN