SILCHAR: Forest personnel in Assam’s Cachar district have seized endangered animals and birds from a car coming from Mizoram, officers mentioned on Wednesday. A kangaroo, six macaw parrots, three tortoises and two monkeys have been rescued by the wildlife personnel […]
A kangaroo, six macaw parrots, three tortoises and two monkeys have been rescued by the wildlife personnel of Cachar Forest Division at Silchar after they intercepted the car at Lailapur forest sub-beat throughout routine checking on Tuesday night time.
The truck, suspected to be carrying unlawful timber, was stopped at Lailapur and through checking, the forest personnel seen a powerful odour emanating from the car, the officers mentioned.
On being questioned, the motive force mentioned, it was coming from rotten fruits.
The forest personnel weren’t satisfied and after they searched the car, the animals and birds have been discovered inside cartons and plastic packets.
Two individuals, recognized as Narsimha Reddy and Navnath Tukaram Daigude, have been detained.
Throughout interrogation, the 2 individuals revealed that the consignment was headed for Guwahati.
DFO Cachar forest division Sunnydeo Choudhary has directed forest vary officer of Hawaithang Vary, Dholai, D Deori to research the matter and be certain that the well being of the animals is monitored by native veterinarians.