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 TOI, two persons including a person in-charge of shooting range at the HCU were arrested on Sunday 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 piecesâ€ť
"Two persons including the in-charge of the shooting range Govind Rao and another person Balu were caught. Police also recovered a material through which the deer was supposed to have been trapped, besides seized skin and meat of the animal that were kept in a room," Kumar added.
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 are happening in 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 Indian Express.