Tusker brothers go on the rampage in Pilibhit

first_imgPilibhit : The two tuskers ‘brothers’ who were released in Chuka compartment of Mahof forest range in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) on Thursday, went on rampage in the area. The tuskers partially damaged a house and consumed fruit-laden banana trees on Friday. The terror-stricken villagers ran away from their houses after spotting the elephants. Also Read – CBI carrying out surprise checks at 150 government departments Advertise With Us It was only after forest officials and the police arrived at the spot that the villagers returned to their homes, demanding that the elephant be pushed back. This is the first time that PTR is witnessing the presence of elephants. There is no record of any elephant in these forest ranges. The two tusker brothers who have remained inseparable since they were seen on June 24 in the district, have wandered from place to place, with forest officials on their heels in a bid to push them back into the forests.last_img