( Tigeress in the coffee estate.)
Madikeri Sept. 24
TheÂ cattle liftingÂ tigeress was captured by the forest department with the help of localities at Nanchi villkage near Kutta.
The tigeress was exactly captured at 7.30 P.M. yesterday while it was roaming in the estate of a planter Raja Thimmaiah at Nanachi village.The forest department got clue about the hiding of tigeress in the estate and its attempt to hunt a pet dog.. They confirmed itâ€™s presence after hearing the roaring sound. They tied up the dog inside a cage and were cautiously watching the tigeressâ€™s movements. But it did not helped them. At about 7.30 P.M. Dr. Nagaraj who came for the purpose succeeded in tranqulising the animal using a gun to shoot the medicine
AÂ tigeress had killed a padestrian at Balele. It had hunted down many number of cows and buffaloes. It had attacked on a villager injuring him. Now, the localities feel safe after capturing the just 6 years old tiger in the area. But it is not sure,if the captured tigeress is the same one,which attacked humans in the region.
Forest officers Poovaiah,Chakrapani and the planter Bollera Chengappa had participated in the capture.