save from the attacking tiger, the personnel opened fire in air. Later, it was decided to summon an elephant to carry out the operation.
Umashankar said the elephant arrived at the spot around 4 pm and an hour later, they trapped the tiger.
Mysore territorial DCF Gaonkar said following the attack on a tribal woman they were on alert and keeping a watch in the vicinity of Bommalapura, some 60 kms away from Mysore city, where a tribal woman Mahadevamma was killed by a tiger on Saturday. They had deployed personnel on trees too to locate the big cat. At last, the tiger was traced near Heballa around 12.30 pm