It’s canine terror in Patiala as nearly 31 people were bitten daily by stray dogs during the first five months of the year. At least 967 dog bite cases were reported in May only.Last year, as many as 4,997 cases of dog bite were reported in the district.Dogs mutilated four-year-old Harman Singh of Bishangarh village in Sanaur, and he had to undergo plastic surgery of the face. The child was attacked by a group of dogs. Two students were injured in Patran when they were attacked by dogs.Dog bite cases in the district have increased day by day.
The municipal corporation had planned sterilisation drive in 2015. There was a plan to sterilise 2,000 dogs, but it was stopped after 700 dogs were sterilised.
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