Two held while trying to sell elephant tusk
12 March 2019

India: The Forest CID team nabbed two people here on Sunday evening while they were attempting to sell an elephant tusk. The accused Poonacha of Bollumadu village, a writer in the coffee estate and K M Ganesh, a jeweller from Virajpet, were planning to sell the tusk to a jeweller in Shivamogga. 

Based on reliable information, the CID team decided to trap them and conducted a decoy operation. They approached the duo as a prospective buyer and collected all the information regarding the deal. The team finally arrested them and seized the tusk which weighed two-and-half kilograms.

(Source: The New Indian Express)

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