Follow all safety rules, authorities reminded
MUMBAI, Oct. 23 -- The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has issued an advisory to Maharashtra chief wildlife warden (CWLW) asking the latter to ensure the safety of the employees of the forest department following allegations by activists that the staff was being used as bait to trap an elusive male tiger - RTI. NTCA recommended the use of only "human dummies with a bent posture" as bait and not humans, while capturing the tiger, and asked for a report at the earliest regarding the allegations. So far, the Maharashtra forest department authorities have failed to capture RT1, who is said to have killed eight people and injured three others since January 2019 at Rajura in the Central Chanda forest division in Chandrapur district. ...
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