Kerala forest officials arrested a person and searching 8 others for killing Nilgiri langurs (Trachypithecus johnii) in forests of Kozhikode district on 29 December 2015. Officials were managed to seize skins, 10 kg meat, 4 skulls, 2 guns and cartridges.
Thursday, 31 December 2015
Wednesday, 30 December 2015
One person was arrested with 155 turtles at Mughalsarai railway station in Uttar Pradesh today.
Wednesday, 23 December 2015
A woman caught with two leopard skins near Dharchula, Indo-Nepal border in January 2013 by Special Operations Group of police was convicted by the court of Civil Judge (Junior Division) in Pithoragarh. Accused was sentenced three years imprisonment and Rs. 10,000 fine.
Tuesday, 22 December 2015
Chief Judicial Magistrate of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand has convicted a person who was caught with a Himalayan black bear gall bladder in a joint operation of police and forest department in June 2013. Accused was sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment and Rs. 50,000 fine.
Friday, 11 December 2015
Three persons from a hunting community based in Haryana and Punjab, whom were an accused in tiger poaching case registered at Melghat tiger reserve, Maharashtra in 2013 were convicted by a court in Amravati and sentenced them to 7 years imprisonment and Rs. 10,000 fine each.
Tuesday, 8 December 2015
Madhya Pradesh forest officials arrested two persons with 27.5 kg pangolin scales, wild boar hair, peacock feathers, porcupine quills and mongoose hair at Gwalior on 3 December 2015.
Saturday, 5 December 2015
Two Japanese citizens whom were caught with snakes, lizards, spiders etc at Cochin International Airport on June 2014 were admitted guilty and the local court had convicted them to one year imprisonment and Rs. 45,000 fine each.
Friday, 4 December 2015
An elephant calf was hit by Alleppey-Dhanbad train and died at Lanjigarh area in Kalahandi district of Odisha on early 4 December 2015.