Wildlife Crime
News  /  Published 23.03.23

Five arrested in Delhi for smuggling skin of Bengal tigers

A tip-off was received by police that the accused would come to the Chhatarpur Metro station to strike a deal...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 10.03.23

Wildlife body parts worth lakhs seized from Nagerbazar house

Possessing a wildlife item even as part of the family heirloom without a licence is a crime...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

News  /  Published 01.03.23

200-plus softshell turtles rescued from van in North 24-Parganas

We are trying to track down other members of the group, says forest department official...
By Snehal Sengupta

News  /  Published 17.08.22

Forest department recovers red panda, leopard skins in Siliguri, 3 arrested

Accused were trying to smuggle the items to Bhutan via Siliguri...

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Bags packed with tortoises, 2 held at Esplanade bus stand

The duo were about to catch a bus for Siliguri, when people spotted something moving inside two bags and alerted the police...
By Our Special Correspondent in Esplanade


News  /  Published 14.07.22

Calcutta High Court seeks report on steps to stop hunting in West Bengal

Focus on districts of Paschim Medinipur, Bankura, Jhargram and Purulia...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

My Kolkata  /  Published 18.06.22

Two men arrested for dumping dead turtles into East Midnapore canal

Forest department officials suspect the involvement of an interstate trafficking network...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 06.06.22

Fishermen foil plan to kill turtle for meat

One of them rushed to a small office of the fisheries department nearby and alerted an employee...
By Snehal Sengupta in Chingrighata

News  /  Published 01.06.22

Turtles for sale seized from Swarupnagar house

Reptiles listed as ‘vulnerable’ in India...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.04.22

Man arrested in Hooghly for ‘selling’ ivory items

Based on a tip-off, officials from the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau and Howrah forest division conducted a raid on his house posing as buyers...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


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