A 28-year-old graduate from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Delhi, has been identified as the serial dog killer who last month was captured on Delhi Metro’s CCTV camera brutally stabbing and killing a puppy and three other dogs.
The video had gone viral last month, leading to a social media outcry and national outrage against brutality against animals.
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Nakul was identified by Delhi police after they conducted a door-to-door search in all localities under the jurisdiction of Hauz Khas where the incident had taken place.
He was seen in the CCTV footage on March 15:
On seeing the footage the metro officials had called police and informed them about the incident.
According to a leading psychiatrist in India, Nakul’s behaviour was akin to that of a terrorist. he had said:
“This is not a behaviour related to a normal disorder like clinical depression, rather it is akin to the behaviour of a terrorist. This man, after losing his pet, saw killing of other animals as his manner of revenge.”