Tag: Mysuru Forest Mobile Squad

Four inter-State ivory smugglers arrested: All from Chamarajanagar, TN
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Four inter-State ivory smugglers arrested: All from Chamarajanagar, TN

December 19, 2021

8 kg tusks recovered, two-wheelers seized Prime accused among three absconding Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru Forest Mobile Squad personnel, in the early hours of Saturday, have arrested four inter-State ivory smugglers and have recovered five pieces of elephant tusks besides seizing a bike and a scooter used for the crime. The arrested are Charles Sahiveer of…

Four arrested for poaching tiger, leopard
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Four arrested for poaching tiger, leopard

March 31, 2021

Snares, jaw traps, goods vehicle seized; Tiger and leopard skin recovered Accused had consumed leopard meat after hunting it down Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru Forest Mobile Squad personnel have arrested four persons for poaching a tiger and leopard and the Forest officials have recovered the skins of the big wild cats besides seizing snares, jaw traps…

Two arrested while attempting to sell tiger claws, canines
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Two arrested while attempting to sell tiger claws, canines

March 26, 2021

18 claws, two canines recovered Mysore/Mysuru: In separate cases, the Mysuru Forest Mobile Squad personnel have arrested two persons who were trying to sell tiger claws and canines and have recovered 18 claws and two canines besides seizing a two-wheeler.  In the first case, the Forest personnel, acting on a tip off, raided the spot…

Man nabbed for attempting to sell Monitor Lizard
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Man nabbed for attempting to sell Monitor Lizard

November 3, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru Forest Mobile Squad personnel have arrested a man, who was trying to sell a Monitor Lizard at Srirangapatna and have rescued the Monitor Lizard from him. The arrested is Ramanji alias Ramachari of Bovi Colony in Srirangapatna. Acting on a tip off that a man was trying to sell a Monitor Lizard…

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…

Duo trying to sell tiger pelt arrested; skin, car seized
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Duo trying to sell tiger pelt arrested; skin, car seized

August 1, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru Forest Mobile Squad has arrested two persons and seized a tiger pelt from them yesterday.  Deputy Conservator of Forests A.T. Poovaiah, who led the team, said that they arrested Akash Rao and Vishnu, who are in their twenties, and seized the tiger pelt. Both are from Santhemala near Krishna Raja Sagar in…

Two arrested for attempting to sell Pangolin
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Two arrested for attempting to sell Pangolin

October 28, 2018

Mysuru: The Mysuru Forest Mobile Squad personnel have arrested two persons while they were attempting to sell a Pangolin (Scaly Anteater) and have recovered the Pangolin besides seizing the car used for the crime. The arrested have been identified as Anil Kumar of Sathanur and Syed Hinayat Ulla of Bengaluru. Acting on a tip off,…

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