Woman killed in tiger attack in Ranthambore: Tiger Movement in rural Area

Tiger T 64 – Photo Courtesy Sharad sharma

On February 2, 2019, a woman was killed by the tiger attack in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. On Saturday morning around 5.30 a tiger attacked a woman who had gone to defecate in Padli village of Kundera range near Ranthambore National Park, after which the woman died on the spot. The woman was identified as Munni Devi, Age 50 year old, wife of Ramesh Yogi.

According to forest officials, victim Munni Devi (50) had gone to the toilets in the forest, when she was a victim of the tiger attack. This incident took place near Kundera village of Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Tiger crossed the road and dragged her to the mustard field, about 60 meters away.

The tiger attack on the woman was so tremendous that her body was found in three parts in a different condition. After the incident, crowd of villagers gathered on the spot. On the information provided by the villagers, the team of Police Administration and Forest Department reached on the spot. The forest department team recovered a corpse of a woman's body from the fields. The body of the woman was found around two kilometers outside the forest department boundary. This means that the tiger came out from the Forest into the rural area.

News Update on February 04,2019 : The Tiger who killed the woman in Ranthambore has been identified. CLICK HERE to know more

Tiger Identification

Which Tiger has attacked the woman? It has not been confirmed yet. According to sources this tiger may be T-64. The villagers said that this was seen in the surrounding areas and he himself must have been hidden in the area when the woman went out. However, forest officials have not disclosed this to anyone about this. Villagers said that this tiger had a movement around the village for two to three days.

Cameras planted for tiger tracking

After the death of the woman in the tiger attack, the forest department has intensified trekking to monitor the tiger in the fields and around the village areas. Mukesh Saini, DFO of Ranthambore Tiger Project told that five photo-trap cameras have been installed at the occurrence site and nearby areas for the trekking of the tiger.

The villagers are sitting for six hours with the dead body of the woman

After the incident, the victim family first refused to postmortem. During this, the policemen tried to explain. But the crowd scrambled with the police. The main roads were blocked by the villagers. While blocking the road, the villagers demanded a compensation of 20 lakh to the family of the deceased and government jobs to a member of her family. Senior officers assured the villagers that the post mortem of the victim would be done at the same place. However, after the negotiation of several times, on the demand of families, the district administration gave compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the deceased families, making a proposal for job and assured to send the state government through district collector.

As soon as the incident is reported, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has also expressed deep grief. Chief Minister has ordered district collector to give additional relief of Rs one lakh to the relatives of the deceased by the Chief Minister's Relief Fund.

Tiger attacks killed 11 people in 13 years.

On February 15, 2005, Shankar Jat, resident of May Kalan, was killed in a tiger attack.

On February 21, 2010, Badri Kumahar, a resident of Shyampura, was killed in an attack by the tiger in the area of ​​Naharkhorrah in Kundera forest area.

On July 3, 2010, Ghamnadi Saini , a resident of Khirni, was killed in a tiger attack in the firing butt area.

On August 15, 2010, Hemraj Gujjar, a resident of Gopalpura, was killed in a tiger attack in Indala forest area.

On February 16, 2012, Morpali Meena resident of Basson Khurd died in Tiger attack in the Basson forest area.

On March 9, 2012, Ashfaq resident of Ansari Mohalla , city Sawai Madhopur was killed in Tiger attack.

On October 25, 2013, the forest guard Gheesu Singh was killed by a tiger attack near the Sonkachh Kaala Peela Paani.

On March 8, 2015, the forest guard Rampal Saini died in the tiger attack near Atal Sagar.

On January 12, 2018, Mukesh Gujjar was killed in a tiger attack while working on a farm in Padra village.

On December 27, 2018, Naroti Mahawar, resident of Koli Mohalla Brahmpuri city sawai Madhopur, was killed in Tiger attack.

On February 2, 2017, Munni Devi, a resident Kundera, was killed in the tiger attack.

News Update on February 04,2019 : The Tiger who killed the woman in Ranthambore has been identified. CLICK HERE to know more

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