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Tiger on the loose in Assam’s Bokakhat, Section 144 imposed in 3 villages

First Published: 12th June, 2024 21:46 IST

People of Ahomgaon, Barigaon and Sukanigaon have been given restrictive orders owing to the tiger roaming freely in the area.

Panic gripped in Assam’s Bokakhat on Wednesday after a tiger spotted roaming freely in the area, which has raised concerns among residents.

Although, no reports of attacks or fatalities have been reported yet.

The district magistrate has enforced Section 144 CrPC, which prohibits the movement of individuals near and within the area, for precautionary measures.

People of Ahomgaon, Barigaon and Sukanigaon have been given restrictive orders owing to the tiger roaming freely in the area.

People have been told not to venture out of their houses unless there is some emergency. Authorities are meanwhile on the lookout for the tiger.

However, it is not yet certain whether the tiger has moved back to the forest.

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