Eight boys were detained by Hyderabad police on Wednesday after a video of them burning three puppies alive went viral on social media. The animals were tied together and put into a fire made of jute bags and dry sticks at a graveyard in Musheerabad, PTI reported.

Animal rights activist Shreya Paropkari filed a complaint with Musheerabad Police, in which she said, “One of the perpetrators recorded the entire incident and is heard instructing and instigating the others to set them on fire. The recordings were recovered from a fish stall owner in Musheerabad.”

A case has been filed was filed under Section 429 (mischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc,) and relevant sections of Prevention of Cruelty to Animal Act, Sub-Inspector B Bhaskar Rao told PTI. The minor boys will reportedly be produced in a juvenile court on Thursday, but are likely to get away with a fine. A person can be fined between Rs 10 and Rs 50 under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.

The incident comes weeks after two medical college students in Chennai threw a puppy off a roof and shot a video of it. The video of the incident in Chennai also had gone viral.