Assam Forest Guards Kill 1 Poacher, Arrest Another
Assam forest guards on February 5 shot dead a poacher and arrested another from two different places of the state. Reportedly, the guards killed the poacher in Sonitpur’s Nameri National Park during a retaliatory firing when the poachers opened fire to escape. Meanwhile, the arrested poacher was nabbed by officials of Biswanath Wildlife Division of Kaziranga National Park. The forest officials also seized a hand-made gun and fishing equipment from their custody.