Hyderabad: An animal activist has filed a case against a veterinary doctor alleging that he had administered an overdose of anaesthesia resulting in the death of a puppy.
Ms Radha Kumari from Baghlingampally, said that her sister had rescued the puppy from Malkajgiri on April 10 and handed it over to her as it was unwell.
She went with the puppy to the Narayan-guda Veterinary Hospi-tal. “Duty doctor Praveen Kumar told me that water had accumulated in the puppy’s body and it would recover after medication. Later he would perform a surgery to remove a tumour,” she said.
On April 30, she took the puppy for a check-up. As Dr Praveen was busy, Dr Mirza Ali Tahir Baig attended to the puppy.
"Dr Baig said the tumour was dangerous and should be removed immediately. Following his advise I took the puppy to his clinic at Warasiguda that evening. He gave two doses of anaesthesia to the puppy and and operated upon it,” she said. The puppy died on May 1.
The police registered a case and exhumed the puppy’s body, A post mortem was conducted at the Narayanguda Veterinary Hospital.
Chilkalguda SI S. Brahmachari said “We cannot make an arrest based on allegations.”...