Deputy Ranger Suspended For Carrying Crocodile On Bike In Odisha’s Ganjam

Berhampur: The deputy ranger of Digapahandi, in Odisha’s Ganjam district, was suspended on Monday for allegedly carrying a crocodile on his bike in Talasingi village last week.

According to regional chief conservator of forests Prashant Mishra, deputy ranger Pramod Khadagray violated Sandard Operating Procedure (SOP) while rescuing the crocodile.

It was learnt that Khadagray, along with police personnel, caught the crocodile from a paddy field and released it in the Ghodahada Dam.

The crocodile got swept away through connecting canals.

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