The two accused, who were arrested by Chennai police on Wednesday for throwing off a dog from terrace, have granted bail.
Earlier today, The dog was brought to Madras Veterinary College in Vepery for medical treatment.
The entire act was videographed by his friend and soon the footage went viral in social media. Animal welfare activists on Tuesday filed a complaint with police who are on the lookout for the accused.
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In the video, the student, said to be Gowtham Sudarshan, a final year MBBS student of a private medical college, is seen dropping the dog from the terrace of a building which appears to be a three-storeyed structure.
He looks into the camera, lifts the dog by holding onto its skin and drops it after getting the animal onto the parapet wall.
The dog is shown falling on the ground wailing. It is, however, not known if the animal is dead or alive.
The shocking act was captured on camera by his friend, said to be Ashish Pal, who has also been named for abetting the crime in the complaint.
Kundrathur Police confirmed that an FIR was registered against Gowtham Sudarshan and Ashish Pal under provisions of IPC and Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act adding they are on the look out for the accused.
With Inputs From PTI