A young Russian girl has been arrested after pictures purportedly showing her torturing and killing cats and dogs along with one of her friends created an online outrage.
According to reports, 21-year-old Alina Orlova, of the Russian city Khabarovsk, was arrested in Vladivostok while she was waiting for a connecting flight to St Petersburg.
Her friend, who appeared in the pictures has been identified as 19-year-old Alena Savchenko, goes by the name Kristina Hemp on social media. She has also been arrested after photographs and video featuring her went viral on the internet.
Reports suggest that they used to picture themselves while torturing and killing small animals and then used to show off it on social media.
Soon after these pictures went viral, local residents started a petition demanding authorities to take strict action against the torturers.