Koraput, Nov 26: A pangolin was rescued by the Forest department officials while being sold off at Boipariguda in Koraput district today. The forest department officials also detained one person in this connection.
The detainee has been identified as Ishwar Harijan.
On being tipped-off, the forest officials stopped the sale of the pangolin and rescued it. Pangolins can be easily found in the dense forests of Boipariguda and Lamtaput in the district.
The detainee was being questioned till the last report came in.