A panther was allegedly poached in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh, authorities said today.
Forest officials here said that they received information about a panther being seen on the highway from Sagar to Maalthon on Tuesday.
A search for the feline was launched and it was found dead with wounds on its body at an agricultural field near Gadphera village.
According to the officials, the wild cat had a wire wrapped around its neck and a stick to peg the wire was hanging from it.
A case has been registered and investigations are on though no one has been arrested so far, they said.
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