Mumbai Police lost one of its brave, alert and efficient police dog Caeser on Thursday. Mumbai Police took to Twitter to announce the news of his demise.
Caesar was the sniffer dog of the 26/11 Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad.
In June 2016, the 11-year-old Labrador, developed a high temperature and had to be rushed to the Bombay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BSPCA) on Saturday. He was kept under observation.
Caesar, went into depression after his friend Tiger, a black Labrador, died of a lung infection earlier this year. Tiger worked in the Goregaon unit of the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS). His death was tough Caesar and his caretaker Fizzah Shah.
Since 2015, Shah has been taking care of five police dogs — Goldie, Sultan, Tiger, Max and Caesar.
Goldie was sent to Shah's Virar farmhouse by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)’s Bomb Detections and Disposal Squad (BDDS), while brothers Tiger and Sultan retired from the Goregaon unit, Max and Ceasar retired from the Ballard Pier Bomb Detection Squad.
The dogs enjoyed the farm and it's large area but sadly, one after the other, they passed away, except Caesar. Goldie was the first one to leave her friends in December 2015, while Sultan passed away on June 18, Max on April 6.