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Video shocker: Cruel Audi driver deliberately runs over sleeping dog in Bengaluru, arrested later

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A shocking video from Bengaluru that shows an Audi deliberately running over a dog, has sparked an outrage and led to the arrest of the 23-year-old son of a leading businessman in the city.

The CCTV footage, which has also been shared by some animal rights activists on social media, shows three stray dogs sleeping on the side of the road. A white Audi car stops and then reverses after which it goes to the side of the road and crushes the dog under its wheels.

The CCTV footage was recorded at 5:15 pm on January 26.

The accused has been arrested under the Prevention of Cruelty Act 1960 and IPC 1860.  Senior police officials were not available to give more details.

“Regarding the incident that happened at Jayanagar 1st block, a Police complaint has been lodged with Siddapura Police station and FIR has been filed. FIR no. 0021/2022. The case is under investigation," Animal Welfare Helpline tweeted.