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Pangolin scales seized, 2 arrested in Khordha

17/11/2021 at 2:28 PM

Bhubaneswar, Nov 17: The forest official seized pangolin scales weighing around 4 kilograms from Dhalapathar area in the Khordha district and arrested two persons in this connection.

According to reports, a team of Khordha Forest Division personnel, posing as customers, struck a deal with the smugglers.

The accused had brought the Pangolin scales for sale where officials caught them red-handed.

The two accused have been forwarded to a court while further investigation is on to find out the involvement of others in the illegal trade and poaching, an official said.

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