A poacher with 6 rhino horn dealers arrested in Assam.

Kaziranga parkGuwahati: A poacher with 6 rhino horn dealers have been nabbed in separate arrests made in Assam’s Nagaon and Karbi Anglong districts.

Acting on a warning, police arrested the poacher identified as Rajen Ingti, from Kahanbasti in Nagaon district yesterday, officials said.

Six horn dealers were detained from Bokolia and Rojapathar areas in Karbi Anglong district on Friday night when they were returning after supposedly failing to strike a deal from buyers.

In the meantime, search operations were on in and around Kaziranga National Park to nab the poachers concerned in the killing of a rhino in Agratoli range of the Park yesterday.

A total of 42 rhinos have died due to poaching and flood-related incidents in Assam during past 1 year.


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