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02 November 2019

Smruti Ranjan Mohanty


Rayagada: A man was killed after he came in contact with an electrical trap set for wild boar in a forest near Kundupeta village in Dudakabahal panchayat under Kashipur block of Rayagada district. His two companions were also severely injured in the fateful accident.

As per reports, the victim was returning from his in-law's place at Panabandha village when at about 2 am he came in contact with the electrical trap laid by poachers. His two associates, from Baliakhada, too were injured.

The local Police arrived on the spot upon getting informed. They sent the body for autopsy and a probe was initiated.

Meanwhile, the locals alleged that the electrical traps set by poachers have led to loss of life or at least grievous injuries. They have demanded justice and necessary action against the culprits.