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The News Minute | January 31, 2015 | 09:39 am IST  Security guards in a Bengaluru college allegedly strangled a dog, which lived in the college campus, to death because they claimed the dog had bitten a cleaner, states a report Bangalore Mirror. After strangling the dog with a rope, the guards allegedly clubbed the dog on its head with a wooden plank to make sure it was dead.  The alleged incident reportedly took place in front of onlookers who were shocked by the brutality of the guards. The guards allegedly 'threatened the onlookers and told them not to interfere in the affairs of the college'.  A volunteer with an animal rights NGO captured the incident on his cellphone following which the episode came to light. The report states that the NGO, Action for Animal Justice, got a post mortem done on the one-year-dog, following which they filed a police complaint.  Bangalore Mirror states that according to investigators, the college management and the accused security guard have been booked under Section 11 of the Prevention of Cruelty Act 1960, and Sections 428 and 429 of the IPC, for their negligence, gross misconduct and extreme and deliberate cruelty resulting in the death of the dog, and additionally under Section 506 of the IPC.
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