Report on Bandhavgarh tigress death to be submitted

Last Updated: Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 18:15

Bhopal: A top wildlife official probing the
death of a tigress in Bandhavgarh tiger reserve, would submit
his report tomorrow.

"I will submit the report on the tigress death in
Bandhavgarh on May 19, to the State PCCF A K Dubey tomorrow,"
Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Wildlife)
Dharmendra Shukla said.

Refusing to comment on the contents of the report, Shukla
said he had interacted with 30 people, including hoteliers
around the tiger reserve while investigating the case.

He said forensic test of many tourist vehicles has been
carried out.

The post-mortem report of the tigress had revealed that
the feline died of internal injuries after being hit by some
blunt object, possibly a jeep.

After the incident, Bandhavgarh Reserve Assistant
Director R P Pandey, two Range Officers J N Shukla and L K
Pandey were on Monday were suspended for dereliction of duty.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 18:15

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