Monday, 8 May 2017

Four leopard skins and 3 bear gall bladders seized in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand forest officials arrested two persons with 4 leopard skins and 3 bear gall bladders at Rudraprayag forest division on 7 May 2017.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/dehradun/2-arrested-with-bile-pods-of-black-bear-and-four-leopard-skins/articleshow/58562390.cms

Three years imprisonment in seizure of traps and knife

In May 2007, Maharashtra forest officials detained six poachers from Madhya Pradesh and later arrested a person in connection with seizure of two iron traps and a knife in Wadsa forest division. Prosecution has proved in court that accused had set the trap for the purpose of hunting of tiger. After the trial JMFC - Desaiganj had convicted the accused and sentenced him to three years rigorous imprisonment and ₹ 2,000 fine.