Tag: Wildlife Trade

Tiger skin seizure in Keonjhar: 3 more from family of accused arrested
Tiger skin seizure in Keonjhar: 3 more from family of accused arrested

During the interrogation, the poachers reportedly admitted to killing the tiger by offering poison-laced carcass of a buffalo. 

  • Saturday, 21 May 2022
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Seven Arrested With Seizure Of Nine Tiger Skins In Two Days In Kalahandi

The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, Chhattisgarh was first tipped off regarding the illegal trade from a customer and it alerted the Kalahandi forest department which swung into action by forming a special team to deal with the case.

  • Saturday, 10 July 2021
Campaign launched to check wildlife smuggling through airports

New Delhi: UN Environment India and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) on Monday launched an awareness campaign for the protection of wildlife in the backdrop of rising illegal wildlife trade through airports, as per an official statement. The campaign “Not all animals migrate by choice”, which primarily focuses on tiger, pangolin, star tortoise and Tokay […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
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Leopard Skin Smuggling Rears Ugly Head In Odisha

Nuapada: After a brief lull, leopard skin smuggling has once again come back to haunt Odisha. A joint team of Chhattisgarh police and Odisha Forest department arrested a person on charges of leopard skin trade in Indagaon near Nuapada on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border. The accused has been identified as Sanjay Bag, a resident of Nangalbod village […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021