Two arrested with tiger, elephant bones,
9 January 2018

India: The Assam Rifles have recovered a huge quantity of wild animal parts in Nagaland's Kukidolong, including tiger and elephant bones.

Security personnel arrested two people in connection with the incident.

Based on a specific input, Assam Rifles' Medziphema battalion established a vehicle check post in Kukidolong.

A vehicle was intercepted at the check post, and security personnel recovered tiger and elephant bones from it.

The seized animal bones, which weighed 13 kgs, included a full skull with teeth, all four leg bones, a complete set of vertebra, a tail bone, ribs and the lower neck parts of a tiger.

The elephant skeleton parts included two ear and nostril bones.

The consignment was being smuggled by Sum John Ngaihte from Nagaland's Dimapur to Manipur's Churachandpur

(Source: The India Today)