Poaching

Suspected teak wood smuggler killed as vehicle overturns

A suspected teakwood smuggler from Coorg was killed when a vehicle, laden with the wood, overturned at the Regional Forest Park at Induvalu in Mandya early on Friday. Manju (40) is the deceased. Manju, who was part of a four-member gang, had entered the Induvalu Nature Park (Induvalu Prakruti Udyanavana) late on Thursday night and…

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Three poachers arrested inside Nagarahole National Park

n an effort to curb the entry of poachers, illegal miners, timber smugglers and encroachers while protecting forests, frontline Forest Department employees at Nagarahole National Park have arrested three poachers with arms and ammunition. Department staff cornered the three persons on the night of July 25 while they were trying to make an entry into…

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Two Poachers Arrested in Bangalore with Tiger bones from Dubare

Yesterday the Bangalore Police arrested 2 poachers with tiger bones and parts of other animals. One of the accused has told the police that the tiger was poached in Dubare Reserve Forest.  The forest officials are also suspecting the bones to be from Dubare or Nagarhole in Coorg. The poachers have been arrested and a case filed…

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Poachers claim life of innocent villager

Four persons hailing from Kodagu district were arrested by the Hullahalli Police Station on charges of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. The accused have been identified Ponnappa, Nanaiah, Satisha and Chandrappa, all residents of Madikeri. Police alleged that all the four accused had visited Hariyur village, Nanjangud taluk, to hunt wild boar and a…

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Kerala based poacher gang caught in Coorg

A Kerala based gang dealing in the illicit trade of wild animal parts was arrested and a leopard pelt was recovered from them. A joint action force of the forest dept. and police arrested the above from a hotel near the bridge leading to Irrity. The worth of seized pelt is said to be around…

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