Woman arrested with ivory near Dooars Oodlabari
5 October 2020

India:  Based on a tip-off, Sanjay Dutta, the Ranger of Salugara Range in Baikunthapur Forest Division, arrested a woman along with ivory tusks weighing 800 grams. The arrested accused has been identified as Hemanti Gurung, a resident of Malbazar.

According to the Baikunthapur Forest Department, the woman was arrested in front of a hotel near Dooars Oodlabari.

Uma Rani N, DFO of the Baikunthapur Forest Department, stated that an investigation has been launched into the incident. The woman will be produced before the court today and then be taken into custody.

(Source: The Siliguri Times)

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