January 22, 2022

Breaking News

Two arrested in Jalpaiguri with leopard, pangolin skins

Two arrested in Jalpaiguri with leopard, pangolin skins


Two people were arrested with leopard and pangolin skins in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district, officials said on Thursday.

Acting on a tip-off, personnel of the forest department got in touch with the smugglers as customers, they said.

When the skins were being transported to Dooars from Bhutan on Tuesday, the smugglers were intercepted at Batabari in Jalpaiguri district, they added.

Those arrested were part of an international smuggling racket, forest officials said.

One leopard skin and 2 kg of pangolin skin were seized, they said.

The accused persons, both residents of Nagrakata, have been booked and a further investigation is underway, they said.

Close Story

Doonited Affiliated: Syndicate News Hunt

Source link

Read Also  West Bengal logs over 23,000 Covid-19 cases, Kolkata's daily tally dips slightly

Related posts

Leave a Reply

Content Protector Developer Fantastic Plugins
%d bloggers like this: