Kalyansingpur foresters bust gang of poachers

Rayagada: The forest department of Kalyansingpur on Saturday night busted a gang engaged in poaching in the Eskudi and Gherpa area here — and arrested at least five people on charges of killing tigers.

During the raid conducted by the crack team led by ranger Arabinda Mohanty, tiger skin was seized from the team. 

“The kingpin of the gang and his associate are still at large,” sources in forest department said.

However, since sometime there have been charges of electrocuting animals and killing them in this area.