Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Killing of poacher: Police book forest official for murder

In Karnataka a forest officer who had won the ‘Best Wildlife Protector’ award from the Forest Department for 2013-14 for performing his duty diligently and honestly today stands accused of murder. Deputy Range Forest Officer Ravi of Doddaalahalli section, Sangam Range, Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary has been booked under IPC Sections 302 and 201 by the police for causing the death of an alleged poacher Gurumurthy on March 16.
http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/2017/mar/22/sathanur-police-book-forest-official-for-murder-1584202.html

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Five years imprisonment for leopard poachers in Rajasthan

Two poachers caught by Sariska tiger reserve officials in July 2005 for killing leopard in 2003 at Akbarpur range were convicted by a court in Alwar, Rajasthan. Court has sentenced the two accused to five years rigorous imprisonment and Rs. 90,000 fine each.

Monday, 16 May 2016

Tiger skin and bones seized in Dehradun district, Uttarakhand

Special Task Force of Uttarakhand police arrested four people including a person from Dharchula with a tiger skin and approximate 25 kg tiger bones at Dehradun district of Uttarakhand on 15 May 2016.
http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/dehradun/4-smugglers-held-with-tiger-pelt.html

Monday, 2 May 2016

Peacock poacher acquitted in Delhi

A poacher accused for killing peacock in Delhi on January 2011 was acquitted by trial court. Court noted that there is delay of two days in producing the case property before the court since the date of commission of offence. As per Section 50 (4) of the Act, any person detained or things seized shall forthwith be taken to the Magistrate. Hence, mandatory compliance of Section 50 (4) of the Act has not been complied with. It creates doubt in the story of the prosecution.

Monday, 25 April 2016

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

One person electrocuted at Bhoramdeo Wildlife Sanctuary

A tribal man belong to the Baiga tribe who was going with his family members to collect honey was electrocuted from naked electric wires laid by poachers to kill wild animals at  Bhoramdeo Wildlife Sanctuary, Chhattisgarh on 11 April 2016.
http://www.patrika.com/news/kabirdham/kabirdham-baiga-tribal-dies-of-electrocution-1266050/

Monday, 11 April 2016

Illegal loggers killed two forest officers in Andhra Pradesh

Forest Beat Officer Lazarus (40) and Bade Saheb (35), assistant beat officer, were axed to death on 9 April 2016 morning after they reportedly tried to stop an auto carrying wood from the forest in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh.
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/two-forest-officers-axed-to-death/article8457022.ece?css=print