Chhattisgarh High Court orders ₹6.5 lakh compensation for death of 7-year-old child after stray dog attack

The request of the victim's family for compensation was earlier rejected by the authorities on the ground that there was no provision of law for awarding compensation in stray dog bite cases.
Chhattisgarh High Court
Chhattisgarh High Court

The Chhattisgarh High Court recently ordered the State authorities to grant ₹6.5 lakh as compensation for the death of a 7-year-old child who succumbed to her injuries in 2018 after being attacked by a stray dog. [Vijay Das Manikpuri v. State of Chhattisgarh]

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