Poacher arrested, 3 migratory bird carcasses seized
7 January 2021

India: A poacher has been arrested from Chilika Lake area and three carcasses of migratory birds have been seized from him, a forest official said on Thursday.

The arrested has been identified as Gurudev Sahu of Gopinathpur village under Tangi forest range.

Acting on a tip-off, the forest officials conducted a raid and nabbed the poacher.

Patrolling has been intensified in the lake as poachers are active in the lagoon setting up anti-poaching camps in Chilika lake area, said the forest officer.

(Source: The Prameya News)

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