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ELEPHANT TUSK & RHINO HORN RECOVERED, 3 SMUGGLERS ARRESTED

Jalpaiguri, 18th Jan: Baikunthapur Forest Division Special Task Force (STF) apprehended three cross border smugglers and has seized the wild life organs from their possession on Friday from Dooars Malbazar under Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal.

Arjun Tiwari of Bhutan, Subash Chettri of Banarhat and Peeter Rai of Alipurduar have been sent to Jalpaiguri court after they were detained under the supervision of Sanjay Dutta, Head of STF and Range Officer – Belacoba.



Sanjay Dutta informed, a rhino horn and the pieces of elephant teeth weighing 500 gm have been recovered from the smugglers. The raid operation was conducted at Malbazar in plainclothes in the disguise of toto driver.

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