Chamarajanagara, Mar 19: A 20 year-old Tusker found dead when it came in contact with a live cable wire drawn to illegally electrify fence surrounding a Farmland in Kundkere Range of Bandipur forest range.
Officials said on Tuesday that they found the elephant dead and booked a case against the landlord who is absconding. Postmortem was conducted and carcass of the elephant was buried.
The first such incident occurred in Bandipur Tiger Reserve and the department has also filed a complaint against Chamundeshwari Electrical Supply Corporation for failure to monitor and crack down on power tapping illegally. (UNI)