Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed in Nuapada village under Tainsi gram panchayat in Angul district after an elderly person was allegedly mauled to death by tigress ‘Sundari’ early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Trinath Sahoo of Nuapada village. The tigress has mauled him at his neck and shoulders.
Following the incident, villagers staged an agitation, demanding protection from ‘Sundari’ and adequate compensation for Trinath’s family.
While, after being informed about the alleged incident, forest officials rushed to the spot, villagers took ACF Srikant Behera to confinement in protest, according to reports.