Man kills the tiger in his backyard, the Manjunath temple, on Sunday, and has also shot the animal in a nearby forest.
The temple’s head priest Manjunat Das has been on the spot and has said that he has been informed about the killing.
The priest said the temple had been closed due to heavy rains and heavy rainfalls on Sunday.
He said that since the man had killed the tiger, he had been ordered to be kept under guard.
The temple had also closed on Sunday due to the rain.
“The temple was closed due the heavy rains.
We are being asked to keep our doors closed,” the priest said.
The police have also been informed and the man is being arrested.