Elephant electrocuted in Tamil Nadu forest range

Forest officials noticed the carcass near an electric fence on the land belonging to one Manickam.

Published: 19th May 2017 05:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th May 2017 05:21 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

COIMBATORE: An elephant was found electrocuted on a farmland in the Sirumugai forest range in the district today.

Forest officials noticed the carcass near an electric fence on the land belonging to one Manickam, forest department sources said.

The jumbo appeared to be 15-years-old, police said, adding, a search is on for Manickam for illegally putting up an electric fence.

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