The first dog squad of Maharashtra was established in Mumbai in the 1960s. It is attached to the city’s crime branch where there are 7 dogs currently – a combination of labradors, dobermans and Belgian malinois. The Belgian malinois, however is a new addition to the squad. The 6 month old puppies are currently undergoing training in Alwar, Rajasthan.
Watch the video to find out how the sniffers are an integral part of the crime scene investigations across the city for the past 59 odd years.