West Bengal: A 6-year-old man is arrested for raping his pet dog for two years at his residence. His neighbours recorded the video of the incident and uploaded it on social media, which is going viral.
The man, Ratikant Sardar, was arrested after his neighbours caught him committing a stomach-churning act. The incident was reported from the Chouhati Payarabagan area of the Sonarpur police station in South 24 Parganas.
A local neighbour said, “Sardar had been engaging in sexual acts with his pet dog for nearly two years now. We had repeatedly asked him to release the dog and refrain from such an act, but he refused to listen to us.”
After the video went viral an animal lover come across the video and filed a complaint against the man at the Sonarpur police station. He was arrested under section 377.
Sandeepan Mukherjee, founder of animal welfare from Kolkata said, “We came across the video of the abominable act on Wednesday. We lodged a formal complaint based on the same under Section 377 and 11 of the Animal Cruelty Act, following which an FIR was filed.”
He added, “After speaking to locals we found that they forbade Sardar repeatedly but he ignored them.”
Sardar is scheduled to appear in court in Baruipur on Friday. Meanwhile, the dog was taken to a veterinary hospital, where it was diagnosed with sexual abuse. The dog is currently being monitored at an animal treatment centre in Sonarpur.