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82 year old woman attacked by pet dog, died

82 year old woman attacked by pet dog, died

July 13th 2022, 2:25 pm
Amitesh Kumar

New Delhi: An elderly woman was attacked by her pet dog in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh. An elderly woman has died in the incident. The deceased woman has been identified as Sushila Tripathi. The incident is from Kaiserbagh area of Lucknow. As soon as the information about the matter was received, the police reached the spot. At present, this entire matter is being investigated.

A senior police officer said that the incident happened on Tuesday morning. Retired teacher Sushila Tripathi (82) was on the terrace of her house when her pet pitbull (species) attacked her. Later, the maid of the house found him covered in blood and informed his son.

The police officer said that the woman was later admitted to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared her brought dead. At present, the police has taken the body in possession and sent it for postmortem. In the investigation so far, it has been found that the woman lived with her younger son. The family had two pet dogs including a pitbull, out of which pitbull attacked them.

Kaiserbagh Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Yogesh Kumar said that Sushila Tripathi (82) of Gali Tola area was attacked by her pet dog, due to which she later died in the hospital. We are working closely with the Lucknow Municipal Corporation officials.

On the other hand, a team of Lucknow Municipal Corporation reached Tripathi's residence on Wednesday morning but was found locked there. Dr. Abhinav Verma, Veterinary Officer of the corporation said, 'Our team went to the house to check whether the family had a license to keep a pitbull dog as a pet. But it could not be ascertained as the house was locked.