A stray dog in Mumbai was thrashed by two security guards for taking shelter in a housing complex due to rains. The dog currently is struggling for life while in coma, Bollywood actors have taken a stand asking for better laws for animal safety.
A video of the same incident went viral on social media, after which the Bombay Animal Rights on July 27 lodged an FIR with the Worli police against the two accused who severely injured the stray with head and abdominal injuries.
Bollywood actor, animal lover and rights activist Anushka Sharma took to her Instagram and slammed the barbaric act. She shared pictures of the dog to sought justice. She wrote, “The inhumanity of this act is just unbelievable. This is the time for our community to step up and find a way to help get justice to a soul that can’t stand up for himself. If there is any way one can reach out to help, this is the time. �� Please swipe left for all the information.”
On July 24th after a resident instructed the building watchman to beat up the stray dog in such a manner that no other animal dared to enter the complex premises again. The watchmen did as instructed and left the dog to suffer in pain in the compound.
According to reports, post inquiry the guards were left off by police within 20 minutes of the formalities. A CCTV footage was also provided which shows the assault.
Sonam Kapoor too shared the incident on her social media and asked for support, "Please help! An FIR has been registered with the Worli Police Station by Bombay Animal Rights on 27/7/19 as Nishank had stopped responding to all our calls All videos & evidence available & provided to the police We need help for this Pup from our animal welfare community. BOMBAY ANIMAL RIGHTS 9920388000"
Please help! An FIR has been registered with the Worli Police Station by Bombay Animal Rights on 27/7/19 as Nishank had stopped responding to all our calls All videos & evidence available & provided to the police We… https://t.co/XuREKrZpUl— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) July 28, 2019