Farmer trampled to death

11 Dec 2018

A farmer has been trampled to death by elephants in Ramgarh district, a senior Forest department official said on Tuesday. Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Vijay Shankar Dubey said that a herd of three elephants entered Kulhi village on Monday night and trampled 45-year-old Manilal Mahto. Mahto was sleeping in a hut in his agriculture field to guard tomatoes from theft when the elephants attacked him. As per government provision Rs 30,000 was given to the family members of the deceased, the DFO said. (PTI)