CRPF personnel killed by wild Elephant

     Written by : SMTV24x7 | Mon, May 08, 2017, 12:06 PM

CRPF personnel killed by wild Elephant

Bengaluru May 08: Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel have died after the wild elephants have attacked them on Sunday.

While coming to matter that, according to the police information, The incident occurred in the early hours when the elephant strayed into the CRPF camp at Taralu village from the adjacent Savandurga forest and attacked the victims," police said.

The victims were identified as CRPF Assistant Sub-Inspector Dakshina Murthy, 52, and Constable Puttappa Lamani, 35.Dakshina Murthy hailed from Tamil Nadu other CRPF menmer Puttappa Lamani was from Haveri district in the state's central region.

The camp on the Kanakapura road is 35km from the city. According to the Deputy Conservator of Forests Javen Mumtaz, he said that, "The rogue elephant escaped into the forest after the gruesome incident,"