Hyderabad: A FIR has been registered against a GHMC dog-catching unit for gross negligence leading to the death of two healthy stray dogs, an animal activist alleged on Sunday.
According to the complainant P Vardhanamma, who is also an advocate, two stray dogs were picked up by the GHMC dog-catching unit from Nagarjuna Nagar Ameerpet on May 11.
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However, after five days the dogs who were reportedly healthy refused to consume food and water.
In his FIR, Vardhanamma alleged that due to deteriorating health, he shifted the dogs to a private veterinary clinic for treatment. “But one of them died during treatment while the other is in a critical condition. This is the result of cruelty meted out to the animals by the GHMC,” Vardhanamma stated.
The Panjagutta police have registered a case. Further investigations are on.