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Pangolin rescued, 3 arrested

Pangolin rescued, 3 arrested

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 July 2018 11:30 PM GMT

STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, July 6: Based on an intelligence input, the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), Guwahati and the Custom Preventive Force in a joint operation conducted at Maligaon seized one pangolin and arrested three persons in connection with it on Friday. The team also seized one eon car. The accused trio was apprehended from room number 6 of Vishal Lodge situated at Maligaon chariali. According to source, the offenders smuggled the pangolin from silbori, Darang and supposed to sell it to some person (s) in Guwahati. The pangolin has been enlisted in Schedule -I of Wildlife (Protection) Act1972 and declared as endanger spices.

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