Chamarajanagar, Oct 9: A 60-year-old farmer was mauled to death by a tiger near Chowdahalli village of Gundlupete Taluk in the district on Tuesday.
Forest officials said that the victim has been identified as Shivalingappa. The incident occurred when he was returning the village along with his cattle. This is the second incident in the same village this month. After hearing the tiger attack, villagers rushed to the spot.
The villagers also staged a protest when the forest officials came late to the spot. Meanwhile, the forest officials are began search operation for the big cat. The body of deceased has been sent for postmortem.
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