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For compensation, Indian villagers send elderly to forest as tiger prey

PILIBHIT: An Indian village in Uttar Pradesh is witnessing a bizarre trend that villagers have adopted to seek government money. It’s happening near the village bordering Pilibhit Tiger Reserve where authorities suspect local families are sending older members into the forest as tiger prey, and their bodies then relocated to fields, to feign attacks and claim lakhs in compensation from the government, reported the Times of India. Villagers aren't entitled to compensation if their kin die in the reserve so they are…