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Maharashtra: Decomposed tigress carcass found in Akola

Agencies | Updated on: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 01:37 AM IST

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Akola: The decomposed carcass of a tigress was found Sunday in a forest in Akola district of the state, police said. Villagers found the body of the six-year-old tigress in the forest near Shahpur and Amona and alerted police and forest department staff, an official said.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Akola) Sunil Sonone said preliminary probe has revealed the tigress possibly died 4-5 days ago. He said the carcass had been sent for post mortem to ascertain the cause of death.

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Published on: Tuesday, March 05, 2019, 07:58 AM IST