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)