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In pictures: Poachers caught on trap camera in Dodamarg range

Camera traps laid to track wildlife had secretly photo-captured a gang of poachers armed with guns.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: June 13, 2014 8:52:10 pm

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Unedited images of poachers caught on a camera trap deployed near the Kendre village (Tillari), Dodamarg range were on Friday released by the Maharashtra forest officials.

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Camera traps laid to track wildlife in Tillari forests of Sindhudurg district, had secretly photo-captured a gang of poachers armed with guns.

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An investigation at village level was launched and the accused have been arrested, and were later given custody to the forest department.

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One of the gang members can be seen carrying Sambar meat over his shoulders.

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