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A complaint said unknown persons picked up the dogs from Meerpet area (Representational)

HYDERABAD:  An FIR was registered on Friday following a complaint alleging that nearly 100 stray dogs were culled and dumped in a forest area, police said.

The complaint was lodged by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) on May 16, saying unidentified persons were picking up street dogs from Meerpet area and 'killing' them at the nearby Kongara forest, they said.

A case was registered under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and also under relevant sections of IPC, they added.

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About 100 carcasses were found near the forest, police said.

Veterinary doctors conducted a postmortem and sent the samples to a laboratory, police said, adding reports were awaited.