‘Man-eater’: India sentences tiger to lifetime in captivity


Nearly 225 people were killed in tiger attacks in India between 2014 and 2019, according to government figures. Photo: AFP Indian officials have sentenced a tiger blamed for killing three people to a life in captivity saying it was “too dangerous” to be allowed to roam free. The five-year-old male predator, also blamed for attacking cattle, had embarked on a trek more than 500 kilometres (310 miles) long from western Maharashtra state to central India’s Betul district in Madhya Pradesh state in 2018.