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Odisha: Forest officials nab poacher from Similipal National Park

9/12/2021 at 8:54 PM

Mayurbhanj, Dec 9: Forest officials on Thursday arrested a poacher from Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district and recovered deer meat weighing over eight kilograms.

The accused has been identified as Rabi Khuntia of Chirupada village in Mayurbhanj district.

According to the report, the officials of Similipal tiger reserve range and Thakurmunda range were patrolling in the Similipal National Park when they spotted some poachers and chased them. Later the officials nabbed one person near Chirupada village.

They have also recovered deer meat weighing over eight kilograms from the possession of the accused.

Further investigation is underway to unearth other details, said an official.

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