Security Men Held For Deer Hunting in Hyderabad Central Univ

The Gachibowli police have recovered around 20 kgs of deer carcass at HCU. 

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Two security guards reportedly killed a deer at Hyderabad Central University. (Photo Courtesy: The News Minute)

In a shocking incident, Hyderabad Central University (HCU) turned into a hunting ground, on Sunday, after two security guards shot and killed a deer.

According to The Times of India, two persons including a person in-charge of shooting range at the HCU were arrested for killing the animal near the shooting range building.

Inspector J Ramesh Kumar, Gachibowli Police Station, told PTI, ‘’Gachibowli police team raided the place near the shooting range at 4.30 PM and found the head and legs of a spotted deer, besides the meat of the animal cut into several pieces”

Not the First Incident

Two people have been booked under the relevant sections of Wildlife Protection Act. (Photo Courtesy: The News Minute)
Two people have been booked under the relevant sections of Wildlife Protection Act. (Photo Courtesy: The News Minute)

The duo were booked under relevant sections of Wildlife Protection Act and handed over to the Forest department to take necessary action.

The Gachibowli police recovered around 20kgs of deer carcass at HCU and this is not the first time when such incidents have happened at the university.

In 2012, two youth were arrested for killing a deer. In 2015, a student of HCU had uploaded a video where stray dogs were seen hunting and killing a deer, reported The Indian Express.

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