An incident that caused a great deal of uproar in the Indian conservation community. This shocking incident of the burning of a mutilated tiger cub’s carcass occurred in Pench tiger reserve.
Four tiger pads have been recovered and three forest rangers with the Chairman of the Eco-development Society (constituted by the Forest department) have been arrested under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. The incident has been confirmed by the Chief Conservator of Forests, in-charge of territorial Chindwara circle, G Krishnamurthy.
The cubs pads were chopped off to be used for performing certain tantrik ritual, which they believed would make them wealthy.
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