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“Tragic: Two-Year-Old Fatally Attacked by Dog Pack in Delhi’s Tughlak Lane”

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A two-year-old girl was allegedly mauled to death by a pack of street dogs in Tughlak Lane in Lutyens’ Delhi on Saturday evening, police said on Sunday, adding that they had registered a case and started an investigation.

The girl’s parents wash clothes of the local residentsand they live in a shanty in Tughlak Lane.

A tragic incident occurred in Tughlak Lane, Lutyens’ Delhi, where a two-year-old girl was allegedly mauled to death by a pack of street dogs on Saturday evening, prompting a case registration and investigation by the police.

The girl’s parents, who work as laundry workers for local residents, reside in a shanty in the area. According to reports, the girl was playing outside her home around 6:30 pm when she was attacked by five dogs, sustaining fatal injuries. Despite efforts by locals and family members to rescue her, she succumbed to her injuries.

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Concerns were raised by residents alleging that the dogs responsible were being sheltered by a nearby resident. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Devesh Mahla, confirmed the registration of a case under Section 304A of the Indian Penal Code and ongoing investigations into the matter.

While strict laws govern street dog control, including sterilization guidelines, challenges persist in effectively implementing these measures. Activists and officials have highlighted deficiencies in sterilization programs and veterinary services, calling for improved implementation to address the issue of stray dog populations in Delhi effectively.

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Author:- Apoorva Arora

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