In a similar incident on October 8, a Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police arrested two persons for illegally possessing and transporting a live pangolin near Khordha town.
On the basis of reliable information, the STF team conducted a raid on the service road of NH-16 in between Gurujanga and Pitapalli, Khordha about transporting/deal of wildlife and caught two people red-handed with a live pangolin.
Nabrangpur: Intensifying its crackdown on illegal smuggling of wild animals, Maidalpur forest department officials arrested two persons involved in a racket and rescued a Pangolin from their possession. The accused have been identified as Raisingh Jani and Bhim Jani. According to sources, one Prakash Thauki along with his two other associates had captured a Pangolin […]
Baripada: The forest department personnel have rescued a live pangolin from Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district and arrested four persons for their alleged involvement in smuggling the animal, an official said on Wednesday. The accused were apprehended from Kuliana, close to Similipal National Park, on Tuesday when they tried to transport the animal to Kolkata, the forest […]
Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch successfully rescued a live pangolin following a raid at Abhimanpur in Cuttack district on Friday. A senior STF official informed…
Cuttack: Odisha Forest department has decided to conduct COVID-19 test of a Pangolin that was rescued from a quarantine centre in the State. It will be for the first time that the swab samples of a pangolin will be sent for testing. On Monday, a team of Athagarh Forest division in Cuttack rescued the Pangolin […]
Malkangiri: At least 12 officials of the forest department including a Ranger sustained multiple injuries after they were reportedly attacked by a group of villagers in Malkangiri district on Friday. As per reports, a team of the forest department had reportedly gone to Namakonda village to rescue a pangolin when the incident occurred. The raid […]