Sambalpur: An elephant was found electrocuted to death in a paddy field in the district here today.
As per reports, the jumbo allegedly got killed after coming in contact with a live wire in the paddy field at Jadu Loisingha area under Sadar Forest Range of the forest division here.
Reports also said that the Sambalpur DFO has ordered for a probe into the sensitive matter.
On the other hand, a 3-month-old elephant calf was also reportedly found dead in a paddy field of Laugarh village near Ratnei forest area under the Aska forest division in Ganjam district.
It’s a developing story as more details awaited.