Madras High Court calls for policy to prohibit future ownership of Elephants by private individuals, temples; seeks State response

2021-02-23 - Madras, India.

The Madras High Court on Tuesday opined that a uniform policy should be put in place to completely prohibit future ownership of elephants by individuals or temples and to bring all elephants under the care of the Forest Department.

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India"s most wanted bandit, elephant poacher and ivory smuggler Veerappan, killed by the police

2004-10-18 - MADRAS, Tamil Nadu, India. AP

India's most wanted bandit, accused of murdering police officers, killing over 130 innocent people and 2,000 elephants and smuggling millions of dollars of illegal sandalwood and ivory, was killed Monday night in a jungle shootout with police, an officer said.

Koose Muniswamy Veerappan, who had eluded police for three decades, and three other suspects were shot to death in a 20-minute gunbattle with a special police task force just before midnight, in a jungle forest, said K. Sent...

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