Udhagamandalam (TN), April 21: Two persons were arrested on Wednesday and a search is on for their two accomplices for allegedly poisoning a tigress to death a few months ago in Singara forest range in Nilgiris district.
Acting on tip-off, forest department officials arrested the duo for poisoning the tigress in Singara range coming under Masinagudi in Mudumal Tiger Reserve on November 20 last year, police said.
A search is on for two others, they said adding that the accused might have killed the animal for skin and nails.
Both were produced before a court in Gudalur and remanded to custody. - PTI