Tag: Elephant tusks

Five wildlife smugglers arrested in Madikeri
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Five wildlife smugglers arrested in Madikeri

July 29, 2022

Elephant tusks, endangered Indian star tortoises seized Madikeri: Two elephant tusks have been seized by the Crime Investigation Department (CID) Police Forest Cell at Madikeri yesterday. The tusks were in the possession of Mahadevaswamy, G. Guru and P. Hemanth Raj. The accused were attempting to sell the tusks and the forest team raided their location,…

Four persons arrested for trying to sell elephant tusks in city
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Four persons arrested for trying to sell elephant tusks in city

November 3, 2020

Eight tusks weighing 25 kg seized Mysore/Mysuru: Four persons including two from Kerala have been arrested by the Mysuru Forest Mobile Squad while they were trying to sell elephant tusks in city and have seized eight tusks weighing 25 kg from them. The arrested are Prestine Silva and Jayaprakash of Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in Kerala, Mohan…

Two held for selling elephant tusks
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Two held for selling elephant tusks

March 30, 2017

The City Crime Branch (CCB) Police, acting on a tip off, have arrested two persons near Jaganmohan Palace on charges of selling elephant tusks and have seized two tusks worth about Rs. 25 lakh from them. The arrested have been identified as 29-year-old Manikanta of Sargur and 32-year- old Gangadhar, a resident of Gundlupet. CCB…

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