Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Forest Range Officer arrested for taking bribe in red sanders case

Maharashtra police arrested a forest range officer and few others are on run in connection with allegedly taking a bribe from accused of red sanders case detected by DRI.
http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-forest-officer-arrested-for-taking-bribe-of-rs55-lakh-1970106

Illegal wildlife trader Sansar Chand died

Notorious Delhi-based illegal wildlife trader Sansar Chand died early this morning due to lung cancer and other ailments at SMS Hospital, Jaipur.
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/poacher-sansar-chand-dead-114031800278_1.html

Four leopard skins seized

Two tiger skins seized in Maharashtra

Maharashtra police arrested seven persons with two tiger skins on last week in Sangli district.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolhapur/Seven-arrested-in-Sangli-with-suspected-tiger-skins/articleshow/32226486.cms

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Monday, 10 March 2014

Elephant electrocuted in Tamil Nadu

In an elephant-human conflict incident, a six-year-old elephant was electrocuted on 7 March 2014 when it came in contact with an electric fencing put up by farmers in Virudhunagar district.
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/elephant-electrocuted-114030700483_1.html

Red sanders seized in Andhra Pradesh

A joint team of police and forest department seized two trucks carrying red sanders in Kadapa district on 10 March 2014.
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/red-sanders-worth-rs-2-cr-seized-three-smugglers-held-114031000217_1.html

Leopard skin trader convicted in Uttarakhand

Judicial Magistrate court in Narendranagar had convicted a person who was held with a leopard skin in Rishikesh on July 2011 and sentenced him to three years imprisonment and Rs. 10,000 fine.