Duo held for hunting storks

The officers at the Malayattor Kurisumudi Forest station arrested two persons for hunting  storks.

Published: 11th November 2018 10:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th November 2018 10:54 AM   |  A+A-


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By Express News Service

KOCHI: The officers at the Malayattor Kurisumudi Forest station arrested two persons for hunting storks. Johnson, 33, and Arun, 27, shot six storks, including egrets and pond heron as well as a squirrel, using an air gun at around 4 pm on Thursday, said Anisha Sidhik, Kodanad Forest Research Range Officer.
The duo were produced before the court and remanded in judicial custody. A Maruti Swift car, an air gun and carcasses of the hunted birds were seized.

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