Two poachers with wild boar meat arrested

Two poachers with wild boar meat arrested

April 23, 2019

Somwarpet:  Forest Department Officials have arrested two persons who were allegedly transporting wild boar meat after poaching the wild boar in forest.

The accused are Ashwath and Nishanth of Thaltare Shettalli.

The duo are said to have hunted a wild boar at Hediyala in H.D. Kote taluk and were transporting about 40 kg meat. Acting on a tip off, the Forest officials arrested them near Alekatte Road when they were trying to sell the meat and seized a car, a bike and the boar meat from them.

A case of poaching of wild animals has been booked against the accused who have been remanded to judicial custody.

Somwarpet RFO Lakshmikanth,  Dy. RFO Mahadeva Naik and staff took part in the nabbing and seizing operation.


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 45 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]