Pangolin Scales Weighing 1.56 Kg Seized In Phulbani, 4 Held


Phulbani: Forest Department officials here have seized pangolin scales weighing around 1.56 Kg  and arrested four persons in this connection.

The accused were identified as Radhakant Behera, 55, Rabindra Ganda, 70, Prakash Sahu, 30 and Sushant Kumar Behera, 26.

Acting on reliable inputs, the officials conducted a raid at a house and seized the pangolin scales, informed Phulbani divisional forest officer (DFO) Prashant Patel.

Following the seizure, a case 91/22 has been registered and the accused have been forwarded to court, said ranger Sachidananda Sethi.

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