10 tortoises seized, 2 held

Published: 08th February 2017 02:29 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th February 2017 03:28 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: A joint team of Commissionerate Police and City Forest Division on Tuesday seized 10 Indian Star Tortoises from a pet shop at Saheed Nagar here. The QAT arrested two persons - Tara Kanak of West Bengal and Kumar Prasanta Mallick of VSS Nagar - in this connection. The team raided Guide Complete pet Solution where the reptiles, a Schedule 4 animal, were seized.

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