Assam police seizes 40 West Bengal-bound exotic animals

Assam police seizes 40 West Bengal-bound exotic animals

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, ET Bureau

Synopsis

Police said that 40 exotic animals including 19 Primates were seized from two Delhi government which were moving from Mizoram and were bound for Siliguri in northern West Bengal. The other animals included two baby wallabies, 13 small turtles, three big tortoises and three exotics birds.

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The two SUVs had travelled through Mizoram, Meghalaya and Assam – before being intercepted on National Highway 31 at Rangiya.

Assam police has seized 40 West Bengal bound exotic animals.

Police said that 40 exotic animals including 19 Primates were seized from two Delhi government which were moving from Mizoram and were bound for Siliguri in northern West Bengal. The other animals included two baby wallabies, 13 small turtles, three big tortoises and three exotics birds.

The two SUVs had travelled through Mizoram, Meghalaya and Assam – before being intercepted on National Highway 31 at Rangiya.

The police said that the two persons arrested with the exotic animals were being interrogated to obtain the details about the animal-trafficking trade.


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