Wildlife Crime Control Bureau
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

News  /  Published 11.04.22

31 parakeets rescued from Prince Anwar Shah Road pet shop

Also, over 50 puja theme-makers drew on various aspects of Durga Puja at a programme on Sunday for a canvas that will gifted to Unesco...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 11.04.22

Web offers clues to illegal shahtoosh trade

Average yearly count of its seizures has more than doubled ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 18.07.21

Two held with pangolin scales

A joint team of the Calcutta police’s detective department and the wildlife crime control bureau worked based on a tip-off...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.21

'Protected' bird saved from being sold

A team of officers from the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau got in touch with the duo who were allegedly trying to sell the bird and arrested them...
By Snehal Sengupta in Haroa

Calcutta  /  Published 26.03.21

Parakeets rescued at Narkeldanga

These birds were meant to be sold in different markets of the city and its fringes...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.20

One held with deer horns

A resident of a nearby tea estate has been arrested in this connection...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 10.11.20

Two held with leopard skin in Kudghat

The arrested men were being tracked by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau for a week following a tip-off...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.10.20

Two ‘tusks’ seized, seven held

Cops raided a Baguiati house following a tip-off that a pair of elephant tusks were on sale...
By A Staff Reporter in Baguiati


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