The police horse Shaktiman which suffered multiple fractures on its hind leg after sustaining serious injuries during the BJP-led protest in Uttrakhand has died.
IG Garhwal Sanjay Gunjyal said the horse passed away at 5.30 PM yesterday. He was suffering from medical-related complications.
He said the exact cause will be known only after post-mortem. Shaktiman was injured on March 14 after which he was operated upon.
He was later fitted with an artificial leg. SSP Dehradun Sadanand Date Shaktimaan was unable to fully recover from an infection.
BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi, accused of assaulting Shaktiman, was arrested after national outrage over the incident.