Man arrested for poisoning tiger in Sariska

Press Trust Of India
Alwar, December 04, 2010
First Published: 21:15 IST(4/12/2010)
Last Updated: 21:15 IST(4/12/2010)

A man, who had allegedly poisoned a tiger to death last month has been arrested in Alwar and was remanded to custody for interrogation. The accused, Parsadi was arrested on Friday and was produced before the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate – Rajgarh in Alwar on Saturday evening, who remanded him to (forest) custody till December 8.

He was arrested under sections of Wildlife (protection) Act-1972 for poisoning Sariska ST-1.

“Facial hair of the tiger was also recovered from the possession of the accused, who is a resident of Kalakhet village in Sariska,” a forest and wildlife department official said.

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