July 30, 2010 1:34:15 am
A notorious poacher who killed and ate wild animals like tiger and hyena has been sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment by a court in Madhya Pradesh.
Dariya Bawaria was on Wednesday also fined Rs 10,000 by a court of JMFC in Sihora in Jabalpur division in connection with a 1988 case.
Bawariya,his wife Bhagwati,and seven others had been booked after a seizure of one tiger skin,tiger bones,four tiger paws,three cans of tiger fat,one hyena skin and eight spring traps from them in Bahoriband range in the state. All the accused were granted bail and subsequently jumped it.
Dariya was arrested on April 28,2008 from the Corbett Tiger Reserve with two tiger traps and other poaching equipment.
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