Child found dead in Hamirpur, locals claim mauled by dogs

Published on Nov 25, 2022 07:25 PM IST

The body of the minor, who was missing since Thursday night, was found near a thatched hut, officials said, adding the victim’s family is a resident of Bhagat Nagar in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur

The body of a two-year-old girl was found in Himachal Pradesh’s Hamirpur town on Friday morning, police said. (Image for representational purpose)
The body of a two-year-old girl was found in Himachal Pradesh’s Hamirpur town on Friday morning, police said. (Image for representational purpose)
ByPTI, Hamirpur

The body of a two-year-old girl was found in Himachal Pradesh’s Hamirpur town on Friday morning, police said.

While the locals claimed that the girl was mauled by stray dogs, the investigation into the cause of death is still underway, they said.

The body of the minor, who was missing since Thursday night, was found near a thatched hut, they said, adding the victim’s family is a resident of Bhagat Nagar in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur.

A case has been registered and the matter is being investigated from all angles to find the cause of death, SHO Sanjeev Gautam said.

People of the town expressed concern over the free movement of stray dogs for the past six months and alleged that no action had been taken by the authorities concerned.

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