A dead stray bull has stirred up a lot of drama in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha city.
On Monday, 4 August, the bull killed two people and injured five. It was finally caught late at night by locals and teams from the forest and animal husbandry departments after a chase of several hours, spanning many villages, reported Indian Express.
The bull died early on Tuesday morning. A two-member team of Amroha's Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) and a magistrate-rank official has been formed to probe the animal's death.
The inital post mortem report shows that the six-year-old bull died due to hypovolemic shock caused by excessive running, reported Outlook. A three-member team was appointed to conducted the autopsy.
Reportedly, the bull first entered the Deyawali Khalsa village on Monday morning, killing one Bhagwat Singh who was working in his field and then attacked Seth Singh and Arto Devi. On being chased by villagers, it ran to Ganga Choli village and killed a Ram Bharose. Subsequently, it ran to Alipur Khadar village, Chak Ke Maria village and Matani village, injuring Laxmi Devi, Brahma Singh and Kalua Prajapati.
Police officers rushed to the spot where the bull was last spotted and were joined by locals and teams of the forest and animal husbandry departments in capturing it. After several hours, the bull was finally caught and brought to the veterinary hospital after doctors injected it with tranquilizers.
"The bull was not normal and was attacking the villagers. I have visited the spot. I am in touch with higher authorities to prevent such incidents in the future," said Amroha's Sperintendent of Police (SP) Santosh Mishra.
Additional veterinary director, Rakesh Mohan, said, "Stray animals are not treated well by the society and when they do not get food they often become violent and such incidents happen."
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