Three caught in poaching spotted deer by Electrified fencing near Gir forest
A racket of spotted deer poaching by electrocution and selling its meat was exposed by forest department in Ankolwadi
Today ACF – Talala was patrolling when they show a Raniben Bachubhai of Devi Pujak (koli) community who was carrying meat for sale. She was stopped for inquiry.
She was arrested and deer skin, peacock feathers and other wild animal parts were found from her house. On further interrogation of the women and her son, they revealed that they hunted deer with person named Vinod of their community.
They also stated that farmer Jerambhai Akbari used to put electric current in fencing of his farm in Ankolwadi village. And when deer died of electric current, they used to sell the same to koli people.
Arrested accepted that they had killed two deer so far. They were presented before the