Guarav Sharma, was detained after importing a clip displaying his pet canine, Greenback, hooked up to helium balloons. The footage reveals the Pomeranian combine pooch being flown into the air by the balloons and even colliding with a balcony because it reaches the second ground of a constructing in Delhi.
The 31-year-old Indian YouTuber seems to search out the canine’s ordeal humorous, laughing because it struggles within the air.
Upon Greenback’s influence, an individual caught the animal and pulled it into security to finish its struggling.
The vlogger has over 4 million subscribers on his well-liked YouTube channel the place the clip was shared.
Individuals for Animals, one of many largest animal welfare organisations in India, raised considerations with authorities after seeing what the YouTuber had executed.
His actions on Could 21 resulted in widespread outrage and resulted in his arrest underneath 188, 269, 34 of the Animal Cruelty Act.
Delhi’s police drive confirmed that Mr Sharma has been detained after placing the animals life in danger within the video.
Atul Thakur, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) for south Delhi, mentioned: “He has been arrested on the costs of animal cruelty by risking pert canine’s life by way of video making.
Following social media backlash, Mr Sharma eliminated the video from his YouTube channel.