Wild bear dies after getting caught in electric trap laid by poachers. Incident reported from forest on Pallahara-Keonjhar border. 4 poachers were arrested when they ware transferring the bear carcass in a tractor.
In March, the Navy seized five fishing vessels and 54 Indian nationals for poaching in Sri Lankan waters.
Bhubaneswar: Even as a devastating wildfire continues to devour the Similipal Tiger Reserve and Sanctuary in Mayurbhanj district in Odisha, 140 km west in Keonjhar district poachers allegedly set the Jharabeda jungles on fire to hunt wild animals. As per reports, three poachers have been arrested on Friday for causing the fire that has spread […]
Dhenkanal: Five poachers were arrested by the officials of Dhenkanal Forest division on Sunday. Four country-made guns, two deer antlers, 100 traps, three scales of Pangolin have been seized from their possession. The accused have been identified as Naba Balmuchi (21), Budu Balmuchi (27), Ratna Balmuchi (30), Kurupa Baipi (28) and Sanatan Dehury (33) of […]
Sambalpur: As many as 12 persons were arrested on Sunday on charges of killing a youth from Dudulmunda village under Jujumura police limits of Sambalpur district, last week. The half-charred body of the youth, identified as Nilambar Besanchor, was recovered from the Bander forest area on October 16. It is alleged that Nilambar died on […]
Khurda: The Forest officials on Saturday arrested two poachers from Chilka Lake area and recovered carcasses of 57 migratory birds from their possession. However, five others managed to escape during the raid by forest department officials. As per reports, the forest officials also rescued three live birds from the two poachers. Based on allegations of […]