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Poacher in Odisha held with 10 kg boar meat

Range Officer Ananta Jena said the accused was booked under Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. 

Published: 18th May 2021 09:22 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th May 2021 09:22 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

BARIPADA: Wildlife sleuths on Sunday arrested a 23-year-old youth for poaching in Dukura range of Similipal Division (South) in Mayurbhanj district. The accused Hari Naik, a native of Kasikundal under Udala police limits, was held with 10 kg wild boar meat during forest patrolling in the area.

He was intercepted near Jambani-Bhalubasa road at around  10.30 pm while he was returning home after hunting in the national park.  Besides the meat, an axe, a bicycle, torch, bill hook, two plastic bags, a big tarpaulin and mobile phone were seized from his possession. 

Range Officer Ananta Jena said the accused was booked under Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. 



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