Joyride case — Horse sent for a medical examination to BSPCA hospital

In 10-15 days, doctors at BSPCA hospital will submit the medical report to Colaba police


In an unfortunate incident, a six-year-old girl, fell off a horse during a joy ride and was declared brain dead at Colaba’s Cooperage Garden. The police have sent the horse to 'The Bombay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BSPCA) Hospital' for a medical examination, confirmed J C Khanna, director, BSPCA Hospital. 

On November 5, 2017, in the evening hours, Janhvi Mistry sat on a horse at Cooperage Ghoda garden for a joyride and while riding the horse she fell down and suffered a grievous head injury. Immediately, she was moved to Bombay Hospital where she died during a treatment. Colaba police arrested Sohan Jaiswal (30) under section 304 and 279 of IPC and will be in police custody until Thursday. Meanwhile, in the defence, Jaiswal’s lawyer claimed that Janhvi died due to the pothole and not due to the negligence of a rider.

We have sent horse’s blood for an examination and in next 10 to 15 days, will submit the report to Colaba police,” J C Khanna, Director, BSPCA Hospital.

About the infamous horse

His name is Bajirao and is 5 feet. He is 3.5 years old and belongs to Kathewadi breed.

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