Hyderabad: In a disturbing video, a group of workers can be seen mercilessly dumping a heap of dog corpses into a truck. In the video, the girl who is shooting the video, is heard sobbing as the workers tell her that they are following orders of the municipal authorities.
The video from Siddipet shows a total of 40 dogs which the workers claimed were slaughtered on behalf of the Siddipet civic body to curb dog menace in the area.
Animal rights activist Sri Vidya told Newsminute that she has first spot the truck that was loading the dog's corpses at Srinagar colony in Siddipet. Some people pointed out that none of the workers who were deployed for the job belonged to the municipality.
One person said that the people who came to pick up the dead corpses of the dogs were not in uniform and were only wearing gloves. On being asked, they said that they were just daily wage labourers and were just picking up the dead bodies of the dogs that were earlier poisoned by a team of the civic body.
There were some 30 dead bodies of the dogs in the dumpyard.
Siddipet police has filed a case and the incident has also been brought to the notice of Siddipet collector. Four members of the civic body have been suspended on Sunday following the complaint.
In a press release, it noted that municipal staff were involved in the poisoning of the dogs and the the district revenue officer has been appointed as the inquiry officer to probe the issue.
On Wednesday, civic authorities in Telangana’s Vikarabad were pulled up after 30 dogs were found slaughtered and dumped in a government dumpyard.
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