Forest officials were in contact with the poachers for the last three days and had chalked out a plan to nab them red handed with the live pangolin.
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.
The Special Task Force of Odisha Crime Branch on Thursday arrested as many as 3 people while cracking a deal to sell a live pangolin in Bhubaneswar.
Dhenkanal: Dhenkanal Forest Division on Thursday sought help of Crime Branch Special Task Force (STF) in the ongoing probe into the pangolin racket which was busted recently in Kapilash range area. As per sources, the forest authorities had arrested two persons and recovered a live pangolin weighing 15 kilograms from their possession. #Odisha Forest department […]
Mayurbhanj: Continuing its crackdown on illegal wildlife trade, the Special Task Force (STF) of the Odisha Crime Branch on Monday night arrested six more persons in connection with the pangolin smuggling case at Ambadiha village under Udala police limits in Mayurbhanj district. Among the six accused, Agnisar Nayak (50), Lalmohan Nayak (45) and Pratap Nayak […]