because every tiger counts...
 

News

>> First joint count of tigers in Sunderbans   >> Two tiger deaths in reported 12 hrs in MP   >> 1 critical after being mauled by tiger in Ranthambhore   >> 29 tigers killed in 1 year poaching not ruled out   >> Only 26 leopards left in PKL sanctuaries   >> New measures for tiger census   >> Nagaland: Two arrested with tiger, elephant bones, over Rs 61,000 in cash   >> Centre`s freeze on settling forest rights in tiger habitats to continue   >> Fatal crossings: tigers in 26 reserves under threat   >> Poaching case: Salman appears in Jodhpur court   >> MP Continues to Lose Tigers, First Death of 2018 Reported   >> Tiger Census from Jan 8, safari to be closed for a week   >> 115 tiger deaths recorded in 2017 MP tops the list, Maharashtra 2nd   >> What led to death of the big cats?   >> maharashtra saw 19 tiger deaths in 2017   >> MP records one-fourth of tiger deaths in India in 2017, highest in country   >> CZA seeks report from Raj govt on shifting of tiger `Ustad`   >> Tigress falls prey to wire trap at Panna reserve   >> Tiger cub rescued in A.P.   >> India, neighbours agree to conduct joint tiger census   >> Ranthambore full, two tigers to be shifted   >> Wildlife numbers fall in Jharkhand even as forest cover increases   >> Winter tiger census in Anamalai forest   >> Poacher held with civet carcass in Castle Rock   >> Rajasthan seeks nod to bring tigers from other States   >> Rhino abode short of guards, poaching up   >> Foresters begin probe into death of tiger cub   >> Electric fences killing tigers in Maharashtra   >> State toll 23 as 2 tigers `poisoned`   >> Satkosia tiger reserve set to get 172 sq km more   >> Rhino Killed in Kaziranga   >> Wildlife department to use camera traps to fight poaching   >> Tiger leaves resort at Kabini, enters forest   >> Tiger mauls 10 yr old girl to death in Madhya Pradesh   >> Killer tigress that was to be shot electrocuted   >> Saved by court once, freed amid concerns, tigress dies of electrocution   >> Saved by court once, freed amid concerns, tigress dies of electrocution   >> Two tigers rescued from Syria find Dutch home   >> Tigress tranquillised outside Nagarahole   >> Leopard tranquilised 36 hrs after it landed at Maruti Plant   >> Bombay HC stalls order to shoot killer tigress   >> Tiger death   >> Madhya Pradesh loses two more young tigers; 15 in 9 months   >> Floods, not poachers, proved deadlier for Assam rhinos this year   >> With tiger revival on agenda, experts to visit Cambodia   >> Tigers of Kazakhstan   >> Randeep comes forward to save the national animal   >> habitat connectivity crucial for tigers   >> Tigers to make a comeback in Buxa reserve   >> Online rhino horn auction in S. Africa   >> more >>   
 

News

back Go Back        Print

Nagaland: Two arrested with tiger, elephant bones, over Rs 61,000 in cash

Indiatoday.in
Kolkata
9 Jan 2018

* Assam Rifles battalion intercepted vehicle at check post

* Security personnel recovered tiger and elephant bones

* They also recovered Rs 61,455 in cash


The Assam Rifles have recovered a huge quantity of wild animal parts in Nagaland`s Kukidolong, including tiger and elephant bones.

Security personnel arrested two people in connection with the incident.

Based on a specific input, Assam Rifles` Medziphema battalion established a vehicle check post in Kukidolong.

A vehicle was intercepted at the check post, and security personnel recovered tiger and elephant bones from it.

The seized animal bones, which weighed 13 kgs, included a full skull with teeth, all four leg bones, a complete set of vertebra, a tail bone, ribs and the lower neck parts of a tiger.

The elephant skeleton parts included two ear and nostril bones.

Security forces also recovered Rs 61,455 in cash and a bank transfer slip of Rs 40,000.

The consignment was being smuggled by Sum John Ngaihte from Nagaland`s Dimapur to Manipur`s Churachandpur.

Source:- http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/nagaland-two-arrested-with-tiger-elephant-bones/1/1126472.html