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Tiger cub’s death in Bandhavgarh: Madhya Pradesh Forest Minister Shejwar wants severe punishment for poachers

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Tiger cub (Representative photo by Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest-Wildlife Suhas Kumar)

Tiger cub (Representative photo by Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest-Wildlife Suhas Kumar)

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Forest Minister Gauri Shankar Shejwar today described the killing of a tiger cub by poachers at Bandhavgarh as an “unpardonable crime” and said that the culprits will be traced and shall face severe punishment.

Search is on for the culprits and the State authorities have launched a thorough investigation into the death of a seven month old tiger cub, whose carcass was found yesterday at the farmhouse of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Deputy Speaker Rajendra singh.

The farmhouse in question is located between Bansa and Ghaghod villages bordering Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve in Umaria district. Postmortem has established that the cub was strangulated to death by a wire trap

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