It is said that the man was riding his bicycle at a speed of 60 km/h when he was attacked by the big cat and dragged into the jungle. The incident caused panic in the region. The victim was identified as Afzal.
The tiger attack on the man reportedly took place last Saturday in Mohaan area under Ramnagar police station.
The tiger pounced on the bike as the two men on motorbikes drove through the Mohaan area. The tiger suddenly came out of the jungle and attacked Afzal sitting on the bike and dragged him into the jungle.
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It is said that the bike was traveling at a speed of 60 to 70 km/h. The bike fell to the ground with the tiger’s sudden attack. After failing to find Afzal, the other man on the bike identified as Anas started the bike and drove to the police station and recounted the horrific incident.
Anas also informed forest officials about the incident. Following the incident, local residents staged a protest on Sunday and shouted slogans about how forest department officials operate.
The villagers and they had informed of 3-4 wandering tigers but they never wanted to act.