Tusker electrocuted

Tusker electrocuted

The tusker was electrocuted near Manchahalli in Gundlupet taluk of Chamarajnagar district on Thursday. DH Photo

The owner of the field Chinnaswamy of Manchahalli village had given the land to one Shivarame Gowda on contract. Gowda had allegedly given electric connection to the fence put up around his sugar cane field. The pachyderm, that tried to enter the field was electrocuted.

A case has been registered against Chinnaswamy and Shivarame Gowda.Assistant Range Forest Officer Hanumanthappa and Omkar, RFO Santosh Kumar visited the spot.

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