Karnataka: 48-year-old farmer trampled to death by wild elephant

Last Updated: Thursday, 11 February 2021 (16:45 IST)
Hassan: A 48 year-old was to death by a wild here on Wednesday night.

Police said on Thursday that the farmer died in the Hospital and expressing anguish over the incident JD-S State President H K Kumraswamy staged a protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner's office along with the body.
 
Kumraswamy alleged that the human-elephant conflict continued in the district, but the government failed to respond to the plea and did not take any actions to control the elephant attack.
 
The deceased have been identified as Vasanth. The incident occurred when the farmer was returning to his house at in and he succumbed to injuries in the hospital on Thursday.
 
Since the last three months as many as four people have died due to elephant attacks and the government has not taken any action to control the elephant attacks, they alleged. (UNI)