The child was playing in the park and a girl was walking the pitbull. The girl reportedly left her dog which attacked the child on the face and bit off his ear.
Ghaziabad: In yet another horrific incident of pet dog attack in Ghaziabad, a pitbull attacked an 11-year-old boy in Ghaziabad. The boy sustained severe injuries on his face and reportedly got 150 stitches.
According to reports, the incident took place on September 3 when the boy was playing in a park near his home. The video of the incident went viral and came after two incidents of dog bites were reported inside lifts in upscale societies of Ghaziabad and Noida.
The child was playing in the park and a girl was walking the pitbull. The girl reportedly left her dog which attacked the child on the face and bit off his ear. A passer-by rushed to the park and rescued the boy from the clutches of the dog.
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Meanwhile, residents living in the society has strongly opposed the walking of pet dogs in public areas, especially parks and kids’ zone, as children are being targeted on many occasions. The matter was also raised before the authorities of Ghaziabad and it was found that the owner Subhash Tyagi had no license or registration to keep the dog. The Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on the dog owner.
Recently, a video went viral from a Ghaziabad society showing a pet dog biting a boy, while the owner looked on. The incident had taken place inside a lift in Rajnagar Extension’s Charms Castle Society on Monday last.
The video clip showed a pet dog and its owner, a middle-aged woman, entering the lift. A few seconds later the dog is seen jumping on the kid and biting him. The child kept crying in pain while the owner did not pay any heed to him. When the door of the lift opened, the woman along with her pet dog simply walked out of the lift.
The parents of the child lodged a police complaint seeking penal action against the owner of the dog. Following the complaint, the police filed an FIR against her in relevant sections and started investigating the case. Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation found that the dog was not even registered and imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on the woman for keeping the dog without registration.
A couple of days after a pet dog attacked a boy inside the lift in Ghaziabad society, a similar incident took place inside a lift in an upscale society in Noida. The incident took place in Apex society in Sector 75 where a dog bit a young man who was in the lift. The victim, a delivery person by profession, was standing at a corner of the lift when he was bitten by the dog.