Devanand (50) was critically injured after being attacked by the tigress at Chaitua village. He died during treatment at a district hospital.
Confirming the killing of the animal by the villagers, Mahavir Kaujlagi, deputy field director of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve said, "The carcass of the tigress has been found and appropriate legal action is being taken in the matter, including registration of FIR against the errant villagers".
He said appropriate action will be taken in the matter.
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