Kerala Elephant Case: In connection with Kerala Elephant Death Farmer Arrested
One individual has been arresteded on Friday regarding the demise of a pregnant wild female elephant at Ambalapara in Thiruvazhamkunnu on the Palakkad – Malappuram border.
Police sources said that the farmer was a local of Areekode in Malappuram region and had settled in Ambalapara for the last four years. The police said that the arrest would be recorded within one hour. The name of the faremer, which is yet to be affirmed formally, is Wilson, who has taken the land on rent and was occupied with farming activities.
The harmed pregnant wild elephant was found in the Amabalapara region from May 23 onwards. The death was credited to having eaten an fruit loaded down with explosives from the region. It was harmed at any rate 10 days before it was found in the zone. The tongue, upper jaw and the lower jaw was totally detached and worms had started to pervade it. It was remaining in the close by Veliyar stream to soothe it of the pain.
The elephant had not eaten for as far back as about fourteen days which at long last drove it to fall in the Veliyar stream on May 27 when two kumki elephants were engaged to drive it back into the forests and offer treatment. The demise of the female wild elephant had made a national commotion in social media because of the cold-bloodedness of huma to a dumb animal.
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