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Calcutta man throws kitten to death from high-rise, cops file case

According to sources, the accused in a fit of rage during a domestic altercation threw the kitten out of the 13th-floor apartment window, causing its immediate death

PTI Calcutta Published 24.06.24, 04:09 PM

Police have filed a case against a man for allegedly throwing a kitten from his high-rise apartment, resulting in the animal's death.

The complaint, lodged at Tangra police station here, includes IPC sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 341 (wrongful restraint), 429 (mischief by killing or maiming animals), and Section 11(1) of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PCA) Act, 1960.

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According to a statement by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the man's wife, Fabiha Hashmi, filed the complaint.

According to sources, the accused in a fit of rage during a domestic altercation threw the kitten out of the 13th-floor apartment window, causing its immediate death.

While the accused has not been arrested, police assured that investigation will continue.

Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by The Telegraph Online staff and has been published from a syndicated feed.

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