Wednesday, January 20, 2021
News

Four held with Pangolin scales in Kolkata

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

Kolkata | Saturday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
Four persons were arrested from north Kolkata for possessing six Pangolin scales for the purpose of illegal trading, the police said on Friday.

Pangolin is enlisted as an endangered species as per Schedule 1 of Wildlife Protection Act.

Joint Commissioner (Crime) Murlidhar Sharma said the accused -- Jamini Mahato, Shankar Mahato, Kashi Nath Parui and Tapan Paul -- were picked up from Rajendra Dev Lane under the Jorasanko police station.

Parui is a resident of Hooghly district, Paul hails from Kolkata, while the other two accused are from Purulia district, he said.

A case under Section 51 of the Wildlife Protection Act has been registered at the Jorasanko police station.

--IANS ssp/arm

( 120 Words)

2019-12-06-23:22:03 (IANS)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS ()
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Money matters to happiness more than pre...
Jalpaiguri Road Accident: PM Modi announ...
NDA to hold meeting on Jan 30 ahead of b...
Successful protests against IIT-Goa, cou...
AP CM going to Delhi to 'prostrate' befo...
Three 'farmers' from Punjab arrested in ...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Turkey extends Covid-19 vaccination... 
Canadian Hindus organise protest ur... 
JSW Sports signs Rishabh Pant, to m... 
Priyanka Chopra shares glimpse of '... 
ICC Test rankings: Pant becomes top... 
Study reveals breakthrough in under... 
We will never forget the sacrifices... 
Union Home Ministry issues instruct...