Large numbers of turtles seized
According to sources, the illegal cultivation of turtles as per wildlife act came to limelight when the team acting on a tip off raided Hi-tech medical college campus and found the turtles in numbers. Efforts are being made by the forest officials to dry up the water body and recover the reptiles.
The administrative officer of the college has been detained in this connection. Last night two turtles were seized from a restaurant near Nalco square during a raid.