The forest rangers arrested a poacher on charge of catching a wild boar on Saturday.
The police said that Ganesan (40) of Kodiyakadu near Vedaranyam was waiting for a wild boar after placing a trap in a vegetable garden.
Meanwhile, a wild boar was trapped by the poacher and it was sighted by forest rangers on their routine patrol.
Boar let out
They arrested the poacher and let out the wild boar in the Wild Life Sanctuary at Vedaranyam.
Ganesan was produced before a magistrate at Vedaranyam court, who remanded him in judicial custody for 15 days.