Locals believe some strangers poisoned the dogs that died.

Residents suspect outsiders may have poisoned the dogs . The dogs were friendly to the locals and used to patrol the area and chase any outsider who was speeding recklessly .

LUCKNOW: Despite the fact that postmortem results of the seven stray dogs found dead in Paltan Chhawani were sketchy, residents of the area where these carcasses were discovered suspect that some outsiders poisoned the dogs.These dogs were friendly to the locals and were often used to patrol the area and chase any outsider who was speeding recklessly.Richa Singh, a man who filed the lawsuit with the police after the dogs were discovered dead, said one of those people may have been holding a grudge and poisoned dogs.Some unidentified people came in the wee hours of one day and began to bite dogs with rods and stones about three months ago.

According to Umesh Kumar Singh, a resident, one of those people may have poisoned the dogs.Many residents are now afraid of their safety because after seven out of the 12 dogs in the pack died and three remain critical, the remaining two have become very aggressive and are harassing even locals.Since seven dogs died and three others were rushed to the vet hospital, Mohammad Asrar, who runs a bakery in the area, said, the remaining dogs have been tense.This morning, one of them began to pursue me, something they had never done before.

We are hoping that after three sick dogs recover and join them, they will calm down, said Komal Yadav, a student who lives nearby.Dr. D K Sharma, the chief veterinarian officer, said that eyeglass samples obtained during the postmortem examination have been sent to the forensic lab for further investigation and determination of the exact cause of death.