Chamarajanagara, Sept 1: A 55 year-old farmer returning home with cattles was killed on the spot by a tiger at Yelechatte in Gudlupet Taluk on the border of Bandipur Tiger Reserve in the District late last evening.
The victim, a farmer has been identified as Shiva Madhayya (55), a resident of Chowdanahalli village in Gundlupet Taluk here. Shiva was attacked by a tiger when he was reportedly on his way back to home from the field on Saturday evening. The incident triggered outrage among the villagers against the negligence of forest department.
Forest officials said on Sunday that the deceased has been identified as Shivamadiah from Vachhdahalli. case has been registered at local police station. (UNI)