Chamarajanagara, Jan 11 : A 28-year-old tusker was found dead at Kulluru village in Beligiranga forest ranage in the district, officials said on Saturday.
Forest officials said that the incident occurred about two days back when the elephant was consumed the pesticides mixed water in the private land kept for sprinkling to the crops. The elephant had two big tusks.
Deputy Conservator of Forest Santhosh Kumar and others visited the spot and as per the wild life act a complaint has been filed against the land owner. Later, the post-mortem done on the spot, a burn forest officials said. (UNI)