New Delhi: The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu Forest Department on Tuesday to not kill a tiger immediately as it might not be a man-eating tiger.
“Do not go for a kill immediately, it may not be a man-eater tiger,” the Madras HC stated this to Tamil Nadu Forest Department which are making attempts to catch Mudumalai’s tiger T23.
The court further stated that here are only few tigers left in the nation.
Sanjib Banerjee, Madras High Court Chief Justice was hearing a PIL that was filed against the decision taken by Tamil Nadu Principal Chief Conservator of Forests to hunt the T23 tiger. The TN Forest Department also submitted before Chief Justice that they too don’t have any plans to kill the animal and are planning capture it alive.