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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 04:54 AM IST
On November 2, 2018, Avni was shot dead in Yavatmal by Asghar Ali Khan, son of independent hunter Nawab Shafath Ali Khan, who had been hired by the forest department. Avni had allegedly killed 13 people since June 2016, forcing the forest department to initiate a hunt for her.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2019 11:26 PM IST
A committee investigating the killing of tigress Avni, or T-1, in a Maharashtra forest has determined that controversial hunter, Asghar Ali Khan, was guilty of shooting her to death without being authorised to do so by the state’s chief wildlife warden (CWLW).
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2018 12:07 AM IST
Randhawa, and his Italian mastiffs were also involved in the controversial shooting of Avni, a tigress, in Yavatmal last month by Asghar Ali Khan.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 08:19 PM IST
The Opposition legislators asked why Avni was not tranquilised and raised questions over selection of the shooter despite his controversial background
New Delhi | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2018 03:22 PM IST
Avni, the tigress, was shot dead in early November after being accused of killing more than a dozen villagers, capping off one of India’s most high-profile tiger hunts and angering conservation activists.
Hindustan Times, Masinagudi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2018 01:07 PM IST
Asghar Ali Khan, who shot the ‘man-eater’ dead, says the tigress had to depend on humans for prey, but outraged activists insist that the human-tiger conflict is not something the authorities should delegate to a ‘shikaari’