Nagpur, Oct 14 (PTI) Problem tigress in Bor sanctuary against whom shoot orders were issued by the forest department after it killed humans and domestic animals died of electrocution in the wee hours of today, a senior forest department official said. Also Read - Nagpur Man Cuts 4 Birthday Cakes With Sword, Arrested After Pictures Go Viral on Social Media
“The tigress was found electrocuted on the boundary wire which was installed by a farmer to protect his crop from animals,” Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF) A K Misra told PTI. Also Read - Daring Truck Thief Steals Same Vehicle From Police Station in Nagpur
The incident took place between 3.30 am to 4 am at a farm in Sindewadi village in Wardha district, said the official. Also Read - Dissatisfied With His Work, This Software Engineer Left His Job & Became a 'Chaiwala', Sells Tea & Poha Now
The incident came to the notice of forest department officials at 7 am as the tigress which was being regularly monitored because of its radio collar displayed a fixed location since 3.30 am, he said.
When the forest team reached the spot the tigress was found electrocuted, said Mishra.
He further informed that the body of the tigress was disposed off as per National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) guidelines and some part of its remains were sent for post-mortem.
Earlier, on October 12, the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court had upheld an order of the forest department of the Maharashtra government authorising the killing of a tigress which has attacked humans and domestic animals.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.