"Don't Go For Kill Immediately": On A Search For Tiger, What Court Said

Do not go for a kill immediately, it might not be a man-eater tiger, the Madras high court told the Tamil Nadu Forest Department.

'Don't Go For Kill Immediately': On A Search For Tiger, What Court Said

The Madras High Court said that there are only a few tigers left in our country. (Representational)

Chennai:

The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu Forest Department not to kill a tiger immediately as it may not be a man-eater tiger.

"Do not go for a kill immediately, it may not be a man-eater tiger," the Madras high court told the Tamil Nadu Forest Department which is making efforts to capture Mudumalai's tiger T23.

The court said that there are only a few tigers left in our country.

Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee was hearing a plea filed against a decision taken by Tamil Nadu Principal Chief Conservator of Forests to hunt tiger T-23.

Tamil Nadu Forest department also made a submission before Chief Justice that they do not have plans to kill the tiger and they are planning to catch it alive.

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