Mumbai, November 20: At least 10 persons protesting against the killing of tigress Avni were detained by police at Nariman Point in South Mumbai on Tuesday, an official said. The incident took place near Air India junction this afternoon, where eight women and two men staged protests, the official said.
The protesters were chanting 'save wild animals' slogans and started walking towards the Mantralaya, the state administrative headquarters, located nearby, he said. Maharashtra: 2 Tiger Cubs Crushed to Death by Train Near Lohara Forest Area, Chandrapur.
All the protesters were detained under sections of the Bombay Police Act by Marine Drive police. They were later allowed to go, he said.