By India At this time Information Desk: The operation to seize the rogue tusker ‘Arikomban ‘ who was creating chaos within the lives of the individuals of Idukki district in Kerala has been efficiently accomplished. The elephant was shifted to the Periyar Tiger Reserve. The mission started yesterday at 4.30 am however the job pressure was unable to find the elephant.
Mission to seize the rogue elephant
The operation resumed on Sunday morning, and the crew lastly discovered Arikomban together with one other elephant named Chakkakomban. Utilizing firecrackers, the crew was in a position to ship Chakkakomban in one other course and give attention to capturing Arikomban.
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The crew fired three tranquilizer darts, and with the assistance of 4 specifically educated Kumki elephants from Wayanad, they have been in a position to convey Arikomban into an animal ambulance. Later, a radio collar was placed on and the journey to Periyar began.
The elephant resisted many occasions whereas the forest officers have been making an attempt to move it within the car. Although heavy rain lashed out within the space, the duty pressure crew adventurously accomplished the mission. Part 144 was declared in Chinnakkanal in Idukki and close by areas earlier than beginning the mission.
Dr .Arun Zachariah, senior veterinary officer who led the crew, fired on the elephant. Booster doses got to the elephant at frequent intervals.
‘Arikomban’ is captured and moved to Periyar tiger reserve
The crew began its journey with Arikomban late within the night. The officers didn’t reveal the place the place Arikomban was being shifted, and the elephant was dropped at Kumali in Idukki district, round 121 kilometers away from Chinnakkanal.
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Forward of that, part 144 was declared within the Kumali space, and the authorities restricted electrical energy provide on the route alongside which it was transported. The forest officers organized a particular pooja at Kumali to welcome Arikomban. It was launched within the deep inside of Periyar Reserve forest.
Rice loving jumbo
The jumbo acquired the title Arikomban (Ari – rice and Komban – tusker) due to its behavior of consuming rice. It used to assault the homes of individuals and ration retailers in Chinnakkanal and close by areas to get rice. The locals began protesting, demanding the relocation of Arikomban.
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The federal government determined to shift it to the Parambikulam space however locals together with their MLA staged a protest towards it. In the meantime, an elephant lover approached the Kerala Excessive Courtroom towards capturing the elephant.
The courtroom later ordered to seize it and to go away it within the forest.