Dehradun: Statue of police horse “Shaktiman” removed from memorial which was being constructed at Vidhan Sabha Marg pic.twitter.com/M9DhC1I333— ANI (@ANI_news) July 12, 2016
Uttarakhand: ‘Shaktimaan park’, named after the police horse, has been inaugurated in Dehradun Police line. pic.twitter.com/MbfruAcARF — ANI (@ANI_news) July 11, 2016Earlier this year, the 14-year-old horse was deployed by the police during a BJP rally, during which MP Ganesh Joshi had allegedly attacked the horse’s leg with a baton, critically injuring the animal. There was outrage over the incident and Joshi was briefly arrested. The horse succumbed to his injuries.