In a magnificent act of animal cruelty, five males allegedly killed a pregnant wild buffalo in Malappuram district of Kerala. The incident came to light after officials of the Chakkikuzhi Woodland Yell obtained a tip-off that some males had been entertaining wild animal meat.
The direct wooded arena division has arrested five individuals in reference to the buffalo’s brutal killing. The accused identified as Pullara Abu aka Nanippa (47), Muhammed Busthan (30), Muhammed Ansif (23), Ashiq (27) and Suhail (28) had been booked below varied sections of the Wild Life Protection Act, 1972, for illegal attempting and change.
The wooded arena officers moreover seized about 25 kilograms of buffalo meat from the home of 1 of the accused at some level of a raid conducted late at night on August 10. The raid moreover revealed that the accused hunted the wild buffalo at Puncha wooded arena in Kalikavu differ of Nilambur south wooded arena division.
“At the time, we did now not know what wild animal it used to be. We assumed it used to be of a deer. Nonetheless, at some stage throughout the investigation, we came across that it used to be the meat of a wild buffalo. According to the allege of the accused and bones we recovered from the positioning, we moreover learnt that the buffalo used to be pregnant when it used to be killed,” P Suresh, the differ officer of Kalikavu Vary of Nilambur South Woodland Division, instructed The News Minute.
It used to be handiest after the accused had been nabbed that the wooded arena officials came across that the bovine used to be pregnant.
“We recovered animal bones from the positioning once we took there accused persons for evidence sequence. Amongst the bones, we came across the tiny bones, which we believed belonged to its calf. The group, which analysed the bones, confirmed that it belonged to a calf. Later, the accused persons confessed that the buffalo used to be pregnant with a calf after they killed it, though they mentioned they did now not eat the calf’s meat,” Suresh mentioned.
The incident comes months after the tragic death of a pregnant elephant in Palakkad district that ended in big outrage across the country.