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Thursday May 15, 2014 MYT 5:33:25 PM
by natasha joibi
The dog, wearing a collar, with two arrows lodged in its body.
PETALING JAYA: The man who shot two arrows at a dog outside his gate claimed it was done in an attempt to protect his children, said police.
The man was brought in for questioning at the Kajang district police station but was released on Thursday.
Police have confiscated his bow and arrows and are in the midst of finalising the investigation.
It is learnt that police will be submitting the investigation papers to the Federal headquarters.
The case is being probed under Section 429 of the Penal Code for mischief by killing or maiming any animal of the value of twenty-five ringgit and above.
Those found guilty of the offence face a maximum jail term of five years.
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