Wild meat seized, no arrest made

Wild meat seized, no arrest made

DAPORIJO, Dec 5: A team of officials from Forest Department, Police and District Administration seized large quantity of wildlife meat during a search operation carried out in Daporijo township.

The seized wildlife articles included wild deer. Legal proceedings have been initiated against the offenders under various sections of the Wildlife Protection Act, informed the Daporijo Forest Division. However, no arrest has been made.

Later, the seized wildlife carcasses were destroyed in the presence of CO cum Town Magistrate Dubom Apang, DFO Jumdo Geiyi and Daporijo PS OC, G Basar.

The raid was carried out to check illegal hunting and poaching of wildlife species in the district.

Upper Subansiri Deputy Commissioner Danish Ashraf informed that such surprise checking would be carried out regularly in the district, and strict action would be taken against those involved in such activities. (DIPRO)

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