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Pangolin smuggling racket busted in Ganjam

23/12/2018 at 6:28 PM


Ganjam: Police busted a pangolin smuggling racket and arrested five persons including two women in this connection at Gunupur new bus stand in Ganjam district today.

Acting on a tip off, the police team conducted raids and arrested five traders engaged in smuggling the wild creatures. Police also seized a live pangolin from their possession.

A case was registered against the traders. They are being interrogated by police.

Notably, a Pangolin smuggling racket was busted by special task force (STF) of the Crime Branch (CB) under Udala area in Mayurbhanj district on December 8.

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