Pune India, Sep 26 Police have arrested a 45 years old man for allegedly assaulting a girl and her mother after the latter prevented civic officials from taking away stray puppies they had given shelter to.
The incident took place at a housing society in suburban Kothrud India yesterday.
The accused, Milind Kale, was arrested under sections 325 (causing grievous hurt), 354 (outraging modesty of woman), and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC.
CCTV footage of the incident in which the accused is seen hitting the two women with a shoe went viral on social media.
According to the police, a stray female dog in the area gave birth to four puppies and died a few days later.