Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Five years imprisonment for leopard poachers in Rajasthan

Two poachers caught by Sariska tiger reserve officials in July 2005 for killing leopard in 2003 at Akbarpur range were convicted by a court in Alwar, Rajasthan. Court has sentenced the two accused to five years rigorous imprisonment and Rs. 90,000 fine each.

Monday, 16 May 2016

Tiger skin and bones seized in Dehradun district, Uttarakhand

Special Task Force of Uttarakhand police arrested four people including a person from Dharchula with a tiger skin and approximate 25 kg tiger bones at Dehradun district of Uttarakhand on 15 May 2016.

Monday, 2 May 2016

Peacock poacher acquitted in Delhi

A poacher accused for killing peacock in Delhi on January 2011 was acquitted by trial court. Court noted that there is delay of two days in producing the case property before the court since the date of commission of offence. As per Section 50 (4) of the Act, any person detained or things seized shall forthwith be taken to the Magistrate. Hence, mandatory compliance of Section 50 (4) of the Act has not been complied with. It creates doubt in the story of the prosecution.