Noida, October 18: A one-year-old child, who was attacked by a stray dog in Noida's Lotus Blue Society in Sector 39 area on Monday, has succumbed to the injuries. The incident has sparked massive protests.
The victim was taken to a hospital and was under treatment. However, he succumbed to his injuries late Monday evening, said the Gautam Budh Nagar Police. "On Monday, the work of road construction was going on in Lotus Blue Society under police station Sector-39 area, Noida, when a stray dog bit and injured a child. He was taken to Reality Hospital Sector-110,but the child died during treatment at night. The police station received the memo from the hospital," said the police. Further said necessary action is being taken.
Meanwhile, the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation has banned residents from keeping the Pitbull, Rottweiler and Dogo Argentino dog breeds as pets. The order came after a series of pet dog attacks in the area. The civic body on Saturday issued a host of other guidelines on Saturday for pet owners.
The guidelines for keeping pets
Pet owners will have to get a licence for their dogs, which will be issued from November 1, 2022. They will be required to obtain their dogs' registration within two months.
Those who have dangerous species of dogs, those people have been given 2 months to get their dogs vaccinated, after that if anyone gets a dog of this species and it has not been registered in the municipal corporation, then legal action will be taken against them with punishment.
Notably, a few days ago, a Pitbull attacked a 10-year-old child in Sector 23 area of Raj Nagar. The victim received more than 150 stitches on his mouth.
-Source ANI/Edited by PTC Desk