Pangolin rescued, two arrested

18/10/2020 at 12:11 PM

Sonepur, Oct 18: Two pangolin smugglers have been arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) team in Sonepur district, police said on Sunday.

The STF also rescued a pangolin from their possession.

The STF conducted raid at Rajakothi area near Mahanadi bridge and arrested the two, identified as Somanath Bagh and Marsalan Bhengera.

A live pangolin and scales over five kg were seized during the raid.

Police also seized some materials used for catching and hunting pangolin.

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