One of India’s biggest Youtuber Gaurav Sharma has been arrested for risking his pet dog’s life by flying him in the air after tying him with the Helium Balloons. However, he has deleted the video and has posted another video to apologize for the act.
DCP South Atul Kumar stated that Gaurav has been detained under charges of cruelty against animals for risking his pet dog Dollar’s life.
A complaint was registered by People for Animal Society in the Malviya Nagar police station.
The complainant alleged that Gaurav Sharma, resident of Panchsheel Vihar, and a few others had filmed a video in which they were seen to have tied his pet dog with helium balloons and later they let loose the balloons, thereby making the dog fly in the air and hence, risking its life. The video was shot on May 21.
In the video, Gaurav was sitting on the top of the car and a bunch of Helium-filled balloons were tied to the dog. Then he picked the dog and said “Chalo ab Dollar ko udate hain (Let’s fly Dollar now). He then loose the balloon and the dog can be seen floating to the balcony of nearby house. Gaurav Sharma has over 4 million subscribers.