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Gujarat: Forest Dept tries to tranquilise leopard

ANI  |  Dahod (Gujarat) [India] 

Personnel from the here waited inside a cage to tranquilise a man-eating which allegedly killed three people in the area.

It has been learnt that the is yet to be caught yet by the department officials.

This comes after widespread outrage over the killing of tigress Avni in on November 2. She had allegedly killed 14 people.

Following the killing, for Women and Child Development and animal rights activist wrote to Chief Devendra Fadnavis, seeking removal of Sudhir Mungantiwar, State of and Forest.

She claimed that Avni could have been saved had the minister in-charge been 'little more sensitive.'

Meanwhile, protests were held in against Forest Minister and others over Avni's killing on Sunday.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 05:20 IST