- An eight-year-old girl sleeping with her family was hunted by a man-eating lion
- The remains of the girl’s body were found a few km away from the farm
- The villagers said that the number of lions in the village has increased in the last two days
Surprisingly, no one from Sangeetha’s family was aware of the attack and the body was found when they searched it in the morning.
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According to Forest Department sources, the lion had eaten 80 per cent of the girl’s body and arrears had spread throughout the area where only the girl’s head and one arm were found. The department concluded that the girl had been picked up by a lion when steps were taken nearby and some eyewitnesses also confirmed the movement of lions in the area for the last two days.
Talking to our correspondent Times of India, Anshuman Sharma, (former) deputy conservator of Gir forest, said, “In the morning when the family members could not find the girl, they were searching and found body parts a few meters away from the farm. Pulls from the ground and blood stains were found. At first glance it is believed that he was a lion ‘.
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A family of 20 members came from Madhya Pradesh to work as laborers in Sardul Chandu’s farm. However, Sangeeta’s parents did not come and she came two days ago with her brother as well as other relatives.
The forest department has set up cages to catch the lions. Sources in the department suspected that the family may have eaten fish or meat last night and the smell of the rest of the food may have attracted the lion.