Friday, August 24, 2007

Two poachers arrested for killing Gir lions


Two poachers arrested for killing Gir lions

Sahara Samay

Khandwa (MP), Aug 23: Two poachers allegedly involved in killing nine lions in Gujarat's Gir sanctuary were arrested with hides of wild cats at Badigaon village near here.

Anand Minter and Ira Khan, natives of Katni district, were nabbed by a Gujarat Police team during a raid this morning.

Several hides were recovered from them. Another accused escaped during the raid and efforts were on to trace him.

Gujarat Police have rounded up 31 people in connection with the killing of lions in the sanctuary in February-March.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Good they were arrested, they do not need to kill animals so endangered.

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