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Video: Top doctor in Jodhpur drags stray dog behind car, police file case

A leading Jodhpur government doctor tied a stray dog to his car and dragged it

A leading plastic surgeon of a government hospital in Jodhpur has been booked for tying a stray dog to his car and dragging it along the road and injuring it.

The local police filed a case after a video of the incident went viral and an NGO took up the issue. The cruel act sparked an outrage on social media.

The video shot on Sunday shows the doctor driving a car and the dog which is tied with a long rope struggling to keep up with the speed of the vehicle.

The video has been shot by a vehicle that is following the car. A man on a motorcycle is seen pulling up his vehicle in front of the car, forcing the driver to stop.

The locals gathered around the vehicle and rescued the dog. Some of them also informed an NGO, which took the dog to a hospital.

According to a tweet posted by the NGO Dog Home Foundation, the name of the doctor is Rajneesh Galwa. He was quoted as saying in local media reports that the stray dog lives near his house and he was trying to remove it as it had become a nuisance.