64 Tigers Have Died This Year in Madhya Pradesh

NAGPUR: Even as Madhya Pradesh is striving hard to regain its lost tag of tiger state, the seizure of two tiger skins by Seoni police on Sunday has rocked the forest department. Shockingly, one of the three arrested persons is a forest guard and secretary of the employees union.

 

 

With the latest detection, 64 tigers have died in the country since January, including 13 due to poaching. “It is really embarrassing for the authorities that several poaching cases are being exposed during the red alert,” an official said. 

The skins with bullet marks were seized on Saturday but the matter was kept under wraps by the police. One skin was seized from Seoni, 129km from Nagpur, while another skin was confiscated from Chhindwara, 125kmfromNagpur.

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