Mumbai: In a shocking case of animal abuse, an eight-year-old female dog named ‘Noorie’ was sexually assaulted inside a shopping complex in Mumbai’s Powai. Also Read - Horrific Animal Cruelty: Pregnant Wild Buffalo Killed For Its Meat in Kerala's Malappuram, Foetus Butchered

The incident came to light on Thursday when a woman who provides food and medicine to animals on a daily basis found the dog bleeding. The dog was rushed to a medical facility where veterinarians suspected a foreign object could be the cause of the bleeding and managed to remove a long wooden stick which had been inserted into her private part.

Devi Sheth, who took Noorie to the hospital, told Mumbai Mirror, “She was in a pool of blood. There was no response, but you could see she was suffering… When we found her, so many people were just walking past… Strays are our responsibility. But people discard them like they are nothing.”

Noorie is in critical condition and stick has been removed. However, her intestines have been ruptured, multiple organs damaged and she is struggling for life. An NGO is trying to raise money for her treatment along with demand for justice.

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#JUSTICEFORNOORIE, dog was brutally raped by an unknown sadistic criminal/ criminals and left bleeding to die. Our street dogs are trusting humans but in return have to face this.. Noorie lived in Hiranadani Gardens powai, galleria mall since the last 8/9 years. Noorie is friendly dog, who paid for her good nature with almost losing her life as she was raped violently by a perverted human/ humans. And left bleeding out profusely to die. She was immediately admitted at the World For All facility in Andheri. During her emergency treatment, a 11 inch wooden rod was found, inserted in her vagina with immense force leaving her internal organs butchered. Noorie had to be slit open chest down till her genitals during surgery. She lost an immense amount of blood and was slipping away and skin staples had to be used subsequently to reduce the surgical time to save her life. The excessive blood loss was caused by the wooden rod which was forcefully inserted and left in her body. At a point when only 20% of the surgery was remaining, her heartbeat and breathing stopped.. World for All’s heroic team of vets were able to revive her and normalise her heartbeat and breathing and were in surgery till 4:30 AM She has still not gained complete consciousness, is in trauma and unable to respond. Please #TakeaStand Case is handled by Vijay Mohanani. @pfa.official @worldforallanimaladoptions Today this happened to a dog, ahead it might be many other dogs and also humans. #animalcruelty #animalwelfare #animalrights #saveanimals #animalprotection #choosecompassion #India #gujarat #animalsmatter #streetdogs #straydogs #straydog #streetdog #streetdogsofindia #indiedog #streetdogsofbombay #bekindtoanimals #loveallanimals #peta #thedodo #humansofbombay #HumanityFirst #narendramodi #speakforthevoiceless #voiceforthevoiceless #someonenotsomething #mymumbai

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The Powai police have registered a case against unknown persons under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and relevant sections under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.

”We have visited the place where the incident took place. We are now checking CCTV footage from the spot,” Vijay Dalvi, a police officer of Powai police station told ANI.