Body parts of a wild animal and arms recovered from the home of an Assam forest official in Sualkuchi

Forestry department officials seized large numbers of body parts from wild animals, two live gecko lizards, as well as weapons and ammunition from a forest officer’s house in Kamrup district (Assam) on November 10. .

A senior state forestry official said that, based on secret information, a team from the North Kamrup Forestry Division launched a raid on the home of Arup Baishya, who is Forester-I in the Sanpara Parbat Bonshar region under the Sualkuchi police station on the morning of November 10. .

During the search operation, forestry officers recovered a deer hide, a bag full of bones and thorns from the Porcupine face, suspected turtle shell bones outside the house. .

The team also seized a double barreled shotgun, a single barrel shotgun, two live gecko lizards, used and unused cartridges, an animal capture net, a hammer, liquor bottles and others. objects inside the house.

“Arup Baishya was not present at his home during the raid. We issued an arrest warrant for him and he is now on the run, ”the forestry official said.

Meanwhile, Assam’s Forestry Minister Parimal Suklabaidya tweeted: “From drugs to animal trade, our government, under the leadership of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, is implementing a zero tolerance policy. against all illegal acts throughout Assam. Today’s raid by the North Kamrup Forestry Division team is once again one of those highlighters.

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