The dog menace continues to plague the steel city of Visakhapatnam as in a latest instance a 61-year-old man has succumbed to injuries after being bitten by stray dogs. The incident took place in Padmanabha Nagar on Friday evening. When Mr Musalayya and others were passing through the road, the dogs pounced upon them and bite them. At least six were injured including Musalayya, who later succumbed to the vicious bite.
The dog menace has become a topic controversy with the MLAs raise concerns about public safety. Mr Vishnu Kumar Raju has recently raised the topic in Assembly too saying that there are at least 3 lakh street dogs have been wandering in the city and people are fearing to come outside-especially during night time.