Wildlife Crime News

10 October 2017

Gujarat ATS arrests lion poacher in Uttar Pradesh...

India: The Gujarat anti-terrorism squad (ATS) on Monday arrested an Uttar Pradesh man wanted in lion poaching cases dating to…

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9 October 2017

Smuggling racket busted, over 1000 tortoises seized...

India: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Bengaluru Zonal Office, on Sunday arrested the mastermind behind a racket involved in…

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5 October 2017

Police Arrest Two Poachers with Rifle from Bishwanath C...

India  The NE region and the poachers, there is always a connection between both of these. In the recent, Chatia…

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4 October 2017

Artefacts made of elephant tusks worth Rs 10 lakh seize...

India: Two handmade artefacts made from the tusks of elephants and worth Rs 10 lakh were seized from two youngsters from Pune district, who had come to…

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3 October 2017

Forest officer poses as priest, nabs poachers...

India: Illegal traders of tiger parts near Madhya Pradesh’s Kanha Tiger Reserve were looking for a buyer — specifically a…

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29 September 2017

One held with 3 leopard skins....

India:  Pithoragarhpolice on Thursday arrested one Trilok Singh Bisht, a resident of village Jayal, with three leopard skins on Pithoragarh-Jhulaght road, near…

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29 September 2017

One held with 3 leopard skins worth Rs 15 lakh...

India Pithoragarh police on Thursday arrested one Trilok Singh Bisht, a resident of village Jayal, with three leopard skins on Pithoragarh-Jhulaght road,…

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26 September 2017

260kg of sea cucumbers seized in Tamil Nadu...

India: Police seized 260 kilograms of sea cucumbers - a marine species protected under the Wildlife Protection Act - meant to be…

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