During their inspection at Vadavalli beat in Kuthialathur reserve forest, near Bannari, Forester R Prakash and guard S Sanduru detected Rangasamy 55, Narayanan 27 of Kolathurmokkai and Palsnisamy 55 of Vaidyankuttai with the corpse of a deer.
The inquiry revealed that they mixed urea in a pond there and the deer drank the water and died.
They removed its intestine and then tried to sell its meat.
The forest officials arrested the trio and remanded to judicial custody after producing them in the Sathy court.
In this connection, the officials were on the lookout of 2 more persons- Sathish 25 and Murthy 25.