Poacher held with rhino horn
5 December 2017

India:  A police team led by Bipul Chetia, the sub-divisional police officer of Bokakhat under Golaghat district, arrested a dreaded rhino poacher and horn smuggler, Bipin Borah from Ward No. 4 Bishnupur area of Bokakhat town  on Sunday night and recovered a rhino horn weighing over one kg while he was bargaining with buyers from markets like Siliguri, Moreh and Dimapur, said police sources on Monday.

Police after getting specific information launched operation and identified Bipin Borah who was absconding for quite some time. The police team led by SDPO Chetia managed to recover a rhino horn but Bipin Borah is yet to confess about the rhino horn. However, during the early part of interrogation on Monday, Bipin Bora confessed to police that two youths from the Kaziranga area had handed him a bamboo-made rhino horn and they also informed the police, said sources.

(Source: The Sentinel)