Nearly a month after the mysterious death of Burari's 11-member Bhatia family left the country awestruck, their pet dog, named Tommy, breathed his last on Sunday evening. The pet, who was suffering from high-ever since last few days, has reportedly died of cardiac arrest on Sunday.
Following the chilling mass suicide in north Delhi's Burari, Tommy was found tied to the same grill of the terrace, the ten members of Burari's Bhatia family hung themselves on the dreadful night of July 1.
The pet animal had been living at the House of Stray Animals (HSA) ever since he lost his family and was going through an anxiety and depression. He had to be muzzled before being taken to the foster home in an ambulance.
However, Tommy was gradually recovering his physical problems but failed to get over the shock he received after losing his family.
"Whenever my staff took him out for a walk, he always kept looking at faces of each passerby and tried to sniff them in search of his family. He had made a remarkable progress but the damage he faced was irreversible," Sanjay Mohapatra, founder of HSA was quoted as saying.
On July 1, the discovery of 11 bodies at the Bhatia home in North Delhi's Burari had almost all newsrooms in the country in a tizzy.
While several handwritten notes discovered from the house pointed to occult angle in the case, friends and relatives repeatedly demanded CBI investigation, suspecting 'foul play' in the incident.
However, as per the latest reports, the Delhi police on July 5 claimed to have solved the puzzling case, saying that it was an act of gratitude to God. Read Full Story Here.