The rogue elephant from Bangladesh chained in Tripura. Image: Northeast Now

An elephant from Bangladesh barged into the Indian side breaking the border fencing at Boithang Bari ADC village in Tripura at Indo-Bangla border.

The rogue elephant destroyed properties worth lakhs of rupees, the villagers claimed.

The villagers with the help of the BSF 166th battalion caught the elephant and chained it in a church compound.

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The BSF and BGB will hold a flag meeting over the release of the elephant.

The villagers have demanded compensation of lakhs of rupees for the destruction caused by the wild jumbo.

This is not the first time that an elephant from Bangladesh has attacked villagers to the Indian side of the border.

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Panna Ghosh

Panna Ghosh is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dharmanagar in Tripura. He can be reached at: