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Wildlife Crime Control Bureau


Pune: Tiger, leopard skin seized, 8 arrested; officials suspect items part of bigger smuggling racket

September 16, 2021 7:01 pm

A joint team of the Forest Department in Pune and officials from the WCCB laid a trap in Warje area on Tuesday and arrested three persons, from whom one leopard skin was recovered.

Paw patrol: Units formed to fight wildlife crime in Uttarakhand

January 03, 2021 8:15 am

According to an order issued by Chief Wildlife Warden J S Suhag announcing the formation of the two units, these will also act as a consultancy for the government on wildlife crimes.

Kolkata: Three white-headed langurs, lion cub rescued; three held

June 02, 2019 3:05 am

“The animals have been rescued safely and they are fine,” said Somnath Chatterjee, Assistant Wildlife warden. The officials said many of the species, which had been smuggled in the last few years, have been of foreign origin and were smuggled to India because of the hefty price they fetch.

Arrested poacher admits to killing another tiger

March 14, 2014 12:31 pm

The arrest of notorious poacher Ajit at Hyderabad by Wildlife Crime Control Bureau sleuths and the Andhra Pradesh Police last week has brought to the fore another poaching incident from another part of the state.

Entangled in threads,mongoose rescued

August 19, 2013 5:18 am

In a rare incident,a team from CAPE India rescued an injured mongoose from a factory on GT Road late Saturday evening

Poachers target more rhinos at Kaziranga,kill one

September 28, 2012 1:13 am

Two rhinos fleeing the flood-hit Kaziranga park were shot at by poachers Thursday,leading to the death of one rhino.

Smuggled red sanders ‘meant for China’

November 30, 2011 3:52 am

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in New Delhi has busted a multi-crore racket in smuggling of red sanders to China,with the arrest of the alleged kingpin in Chennai.

Seizure shows poachers’ Delhi,Maharashtra link

November 08, 2009 4:42 am

In the biggest pan-India seizure since poacher Sansar Chand’s capture in 2005,the CBI and the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau on Thursday seized tiger skin,tiger bone,leopard and otter skins from Delhi and Nagpur....

Poaching racket in Panna exposed

October 16, 2009 3:39 am