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Three persons arrested for killing elephant

Press Trust of India  |  Latehar (Jharkhand) 

Three persons were arrested today in connection with the killing of an elephant in Betla jungle under Palamau Tiger Reserve in Latehar district, a Forest department official said.

A hunt was on to apprehend two others, who are at large, the official added.

Meanwhile, the autopsy of the dead animal revealed that it was shot dead.

A full grown male tusker was shot dead in a jungle allegedly by locals yesterday.

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First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 22:42 IST