Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Conviction upheld in leopard skins seizure case

Two convicts, one man and a woman whom were filed an appeal against their conviction were rejected by Additional Sessions Judge - Kurukshetra and upheld the sentences pronounced by Special Environment Court to undergo rigorous imprisonment of five years for the offence defined under Section 39 and 49(b) of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 and punishable under Section 51 of the said Act and to pay fine of 20,000/- each. Both convicts were arrested by Wildlife Inspector - Pinjore with 4 leopard skins in January 2011. 

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