Father-Daughter Duo Among 5 Arrested For Poaching In Odisha’s Boudh

Boudh: Five persons, including a father-daughter duo, were arrested on Tuesday on charges of poaching in Odisha’s Boudh district.

Uttam Pradhan and his daughter Sabitri Majhi are residents of Padmatola village, which comes under Sripaju section of Kusanga forest range.

According to sources, Kusanga wildlife division foresters searched two locations in the early hours of Tuesday after receiving information regarding poaching activities in the area. Incriminating materials and wildlife items were seized from the house of Uttam and Sabitri and the duo was arrested as they could not account for the possessions satisfactorily.

Scales of Indian pangolin, two country guns, toxic explosives, hooks and other  items were also seized from them.


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