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Asian elephant
Kondaiah Naika, 80, was killed by an elephant at Gundekallu forest of the Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary on Tuesday evening.

Naika hails from the nearby Bandalli village in the taluk. The incident occurred when he was on his way to get some forest produce. His body was found by Forest personnel who were on their routine beat. The body was handed over to Naika's family members after post mortem.

A case has been registered at the Hanur police station.