Chandrapur: Forest officials of North Bramhapuri range, with the help of the Rapid Response Unit (RRU), tranquilized and captured a problem tigress on Sunday afternoon.
According to the forest department officials, this tigress had killed two women badly in almost two consecutive days. Also identified as P-1, this tigress has also killed two victims badly in the fields falling under North Bramhapuri and adjacent Nagbhid range.
While telling about this, sources have told that it is a middle-aged tigress of about two years of age. And in the medical examination, the matter of this tigress becoming healthy and fit has also come to the fore.
Both these murders have been registered within a radius of 4 km. After two very fatal attacks, the residents of the surrounding villages were living in great fear of the hunter. Many had completely stopped even going to the fields for farming due to fear for their lives. And the villagers are agitated after the killing, the forest department was under pressure to catch the tigress.
The feline was immediately caged and shifted to a safe place
Having identified these problems, the Forest Department has wasted no time in issuing culling orders. The department has also started a campaign to catch Tigress P-1 on Sunday mornings. The Rapid Response Unit unit also located and traced the tigress. And shooter Bhimrao Vankar of the Forest Department, under the guidance of Veterinarian Dr. Kundan Podchalwar, chased away the problem tigress in the afternoon.
The cat was immediately caged and shifted to a safe place. After the capture of this tigress, the villagers, who were greatly troubled by the terror of the hunter, heaved a sigh of relief.