SHOCKING VIDEO: Pigeons tied to rocket, launched during Congress event
The incident took place on Saturday at Kovvur in West Godavari district during a program to welcome the state Congress chief N Raghuveera Reddy, police said.
The video footage aired by local TV news channels shows some party workers stuffing the two birds in two cones, which were then tied to rockets. Later, the rockets were set alight.
However, police said the birds flew away as the rockets exploded in the air.
Following a complaint, police registered a case under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.
"We are studying the video footage. The culprits who put the two pigeons in cones will be soon arrested," inspector P Prasada Rao of Kovvur police station told PTI over phone.
Watch the shocking video below:
Pigeon tied to rocket and launched during Congress event
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