Stray dog attack: Human rights panel seeks reply from Bhopal civic chief

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The Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission requested a response from the City Commissioner of Bhopal and officials from the Ministry of Health within a week in connection with the incident in the state capital of a minor girl attacked by stray dogs.

The commission also asked officials concerned on Sunday to provide details of the victim’s father’s compensation and their latest health report, the commission said in a statement.

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The girl, around two to three years old, was injured after some stray dogs attacked her in the village of Bag Sewania on Saturday night. She was later rescued and hospitalized by a man, officials said earlier.

The incident was captured on CCTV and the footage went viral on social media platforms. The Human Rights Commission has also asked the authorities for a response on the measures taken to curb the dog population in the city under the 2001 Birth Control (Dogs) Regulations, which were spayed last year, and the number of rabies dogs that removed from the streets of the city.

The panel has also obtained details of dog bite incidents, actions taken in such cases, and monthly reports of the Supervisory Committee meetings in accordance with birth control (dogs) regulations.

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