Telangana: A male tiger (5-6 yrs) found in Darigaon beat of Kagaznagar forest range
A male tiger aged about 5-6 yrs found in Darigaon beat of Kagaznagar range on Monday.
The spot is approximately 8 Km from Khagaznagar. The site was inspected by PCCF (HoFF) RM Dobriyal, PCCF (CWLW) MC Pargain and team appointed by NTCA with Forest staff including veterinary surgeons.
The tiger was found to be dead near the local stream and a loosened snare around the neck was also found. The team on initial investigations and observations found this to be a suspected case of poisoning.
Samples are being sent to forensics labs for further investigation. The dead body of the tiger was disposed as per NTCA norms and the cattle killed found nearby location suspected to be used for poisoning has also been disposed.
whole procedure was carried out as per NTCA guidelines. Further efforts are intensified by local staff to apprehend the culprit. Further FIR is also being lodged in the local police station.