Lanka/Guwahati, January 3: A female elephant was reportedly shot dead near Lumding area today by a group of miscreants.
The incident is reportedly from Reserve forest.
The trunks of the elephant were chopped off.
As per the DFO the elephant was recovered dead with bullet injuries on the left.
The jumbo has been sent for post mortem.
Meanwhile in another incident a miscreant who was involved in another wild’s killing in the month of November in Chakma village where some arms were seized from the spot, the DFO suspects the same miscreants’ involvement in this incident.
A case has been registered under the Wildlife protection Act.