Four held for poaching, eating cheetal in Lalbarra range

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 04 Sep 2018 10:36:16



Our Correspondent


Forest sleuths arrested four poachers on charges of poaching cheetal and then eating its meat. The arrested accused were presented before the court.

Range Officer, Lalbarra forest range KC Dehariya informed that in the forest near village Khadakpur-Laalpur, some person killed cheetal’ then they separated meat and flesh. On receiving tip off from informer, Assistant Forest Range Officer Govind Wasnik, constable Nandkishore Bhalavi, Cholaram Thakre, Ghanshyam Uikey, Rajkumar Neware reached village of Lalpur.

They raided the spot and arrested main poacher Sunil Dinesh Sahare, age 25 years. Team recovered from him 17 kg meat, legs, head and horn of the cheetal. At that time his other accomplices managed to flee. But on information of Sunil, forest sleuths arrested his three friends , Dhanendra Shyam Sundar Neware (28), Manohar Sundar Govari (35) and Raju Yuvraj Sahare (23). Teams also recovered from them two bicycles, three axes used in killing cheetal. All the accused were booked under Section 2 A (16), 9, 39, 48, 49, 50, 51 and 52 and presented before the court and later sent to jail.