A rhinoceros attacked and killed a beat officer during the time the latter was returning home after his duty in the Jaldapara North Range.
The deceased has been identified as Uttam Sarkar. He was a beat officer in Shiltorsha of the Jaldapara North Range.
According to reports, Uttam Sarkar was on his way home when he encountered the rhino on the road. The impact of the attack was such that Sarkar died on the spot.
On receiving the news, the police of Hasimara Outpost arrived and recovered the body before sending it for the postmortem report.