Man held on charges of deer poaching

One person has been arrested on charges of deer poaching. Police said the Special Task Force police along with forest anti-poacher wing were patrolling Makkampalayam area Monday when they heard gunfire.

Erode: One person has been arrested on charges of deer poaching.

Police said the Special Task Force police along with forest anti-poacher wing were patrolling Makkampalayam area Monday when they heard gunfire.

When they rushed to the spot, they found Benjamin of Kollegal in Karnataka hiding inside a bush.

During interrogation, he admitted that he along with three others tried to poach deer there.

Police are searching for three others who escaped with the gun.