Wildlife Smuggler Arrested With Elephant Tusk (West Bengal)


The Indian Express

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Forest officers arrested a wildlife smuggler and recovered an elephant tusk and bile duct of a Himalayan black bear from his possession in West Bengal. The officials were tipped off about the accused, Ambal Gaurang, arriving from Bhutan with the animal parts. A trap was laid and Gaurang was arrested from Jalpaiguri district. The tusk and the bile duct after being delivered to animal body parts trader in Kalimpong, was suppose to be sent to China.