Wildlife Crime Control Bureau
Calcutta  /  Published 26.03.21

Parakeets rescued at Narkeldanga

More than 150 indigenous parakeets were rescued from a house near the Narkeldanga intersection by officials of the forest department and the wildlife unit of Calcutta police’s detective departme...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.20

One held with deer horns

Amal Roy, 35, a resident of Maynaguri, died when a truck carrying boulders along NH27, flipped sideways and fell on a roadside tea stall near the local BDO office on Friday morning. Local residents b...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 10.11.20

Two held with leopard skin in Kudghat

A leopard skin was found on two men, arrested by forest officials in Kudghat on Monday. The skin “seemed around 10 years old” and was that of an “adult” leopard, a forest offi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.10.20

Two ‘tusks’ seized, seven held

A pair of purported elephant tusks were seized and seven persons were arrested from a house in Jyangra, near Baguiati, on Sunday. Officers of the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, accompanied by a team ...
By A Staff Reporter in Baguiati

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Calcutta High Court admits state no-bail petition

The high court on Thursday admitted the forest department’s appeal seeking the cancellation of bail given to the three men arrested in connection with the smuggling of a lion cub and three langurs. ...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Pangolins seized in Calcutta, six arrested

A team of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau and forest department officials on Friday seized two pangolins from a house in Bhowanipore and arrested three people, including a woman.Three others were arrest...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.19

Films to battle trade in animal parts

Wildlife officials from Delhi spent the last week at the Zoological Survey of India’s headquarters in Calcutta filming animal parts such as bear gall bladder and pangolin scales to train agencies in...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.18

Smugglers held with dead pangolin in car

A pangolin that possibly died of asphyxiation while being smuggled in a sack was seized in West Midnapore early on Friday from a group of seven travelling to Jaigaon in north Bengal by car.The scaly a...
By Our bureau in Calcutta


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