Guntur : Stray dogs attacked and mauled a four-year old boy to death in Guntur Thursday evening. The tragic incident took place in Rajiv Gruha Kalpa complex at Takkellapaadu on the outskirts of the city.
The boy, D. Prem Kumar, was attacked and mauled to death by the a group of four dogs while he was playing. Some boys were playing in the first floor of the complex but Prem Kumar came down as part of their play.
As soon as he came down, the stray dogs which were already fighting there, pounced on him and attacked him biting him everywhere. His parents were not at home when the incident occurred. The neighbors took him to hospital immediately but the boy was declared brought dead by the doctors.
Guntur Municipal Corporation officials said they were trying to control the population of stray dogs but they can’t them. Prem Kumar’s mother Malleswari told reporters that she has lodged a complaint about the stray dogs menace last week only but the officials took no action to deal with the situation. “If they had acted on time, my son would have been saved,” she said,.