Satyabhama Shankar Gawade (52) of Betane village in Khanapur taluk was killed by in a bear attack on Sunday evening. Two bears attacked the group of 4 women returning home. Also the cubs attacked. Satyabhama was infront and hence fell victim while the others could flee.
Forest department has announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the family members of the deceased. Deputy Conservation of Fortest Madhav Ambadi handed over the cheque of Rs 2 lakh to the family members of Satyabhama on Monday.