Bollywood celebrties like Hema Malini, Rishi Kapoor, Neha Dhupia and Amy Jackson have mourned the death of police horse Shaktiman.
Police Horse 'Shaktiman' who died on Wednesday. Pic/ PTI
Days after it got a prosthetic limb, Shaktiman, an Uttarakhand Police horse which lost a leg in an attack by a Bharatiya Janata Party legislator last month, died on Wednesday,
In a bizarre display of cruelty caught on video tape, Ganesh Joshi, the Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Mussoorie, attacked and severely injured Shaktimaan in Dehradun during a BJP protest against the Harish Rawat government in Uttarakhand on March 14.
Here is what the celebs have to say:
Hema Malini: Shaktiman is no more -- a victim of brutality and cruelty, he was powerless to protect himself. What a tragedy.
Rishi Kapoor: If India has a conscience, this man must be tried. Whosoever this Ganesh Joshi is. Are deaf Political ears hearing?
Amy Jackson: RIP Shaktiman...You'll be galloping through the clouds now.
Neha Dhupia: We are sorry Shaktiman ...U didn't deserve this...It's us...What's the human race coming to. Disgraceful.
Riteish Deshmukh: RIP Shaktimaan Police Horse.
Ranvir Shorey: RIP, Shaktiman.