A group of villagers thrashed a bear with sticks and stones.
The incident took place at Uppanayakanahalli in the district and it was aired by local channels. Villagers alleged that they were being terrorized by this bear for the last couple of weeks and had even injured a few of them. On spotting the bear this morning, angry villagers attacked it brutally.
Forest officials reached the spot and took the bear to a nearby zoo where it is undergoing treatment.