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'Shaktiman' dies month after being injured in BJP protest

Horse Shaktiman dies
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The horse after being injured lost of its limbs, as a result of with its left hind leg was amputated.

Shaktiman lost its leg after it was badly broken during clashes between BJP protesters and the police on March 14. Doctors say the horse was "not responding to a prosthetic leg brought by a US tourist". It spent the past few weeks at the police lines in Dehradun, where a group of police officers looked after him.


BJP MLA Mussoorie Constituency, Ganesh Joshi was arrested for instigating the brutal attack on the horse, but was later let off on bail. The MLA was charged with cruelty and maiming an animal.


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