Killing of elephants in national park
An elephant has been killed in Assam’s Raimna National Park. It is alleged that the elephant was killed by poachers. Officials of the forest department said that the body of the elephant was found in the Kachugaon division area of the national park. Vanishing ivory
The officials of the forest department said that the body of the elephant was recovered from the San Pan Range area there. However, they said that the ivory has disappeared.
The work of poachers
As the ivory was not found, forest officials suspected it was the work of poachers. They said that a search operation has been started to find the poachers in that area. Along with this, the elephant has been post mortem and buried.
Elephant body in paddy field
On the previous day, the body of an elephant was recovered from the area of Goalpara district. The body of the elephant was recovered from a paddy field there. The officials of the forest department said that the body of the elephant was found from Krishnai Shimlapara area there. The ivory was not found. An investigation has been started on this.
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killing the rhinoceros
Not a single rhino was killed in Assam last year, said the Chief Minister of that state, Himanta Biswa Sharma. But this year several rhinos have been killed in Assam. The body of the rhinoceros was also recovered from the Manas National Forest. Neither the horn nor the sword of that rhino was found. The forest department claimed that the poachers killed the rhinos and escaped with the sword. Officials also said that operations against poaching of rhinos and other wildlife are being stepped up.
Salvage body parts
In the current year, many parts of animals including tiger skin, rhino horns have been recovered in different areas of Assam. Some were arrested. Several poachers have even been injured in a shootout with the police. The body parts of the animal were also recovered from Guwahati. Seeing this, officials fear that poaching is increasing again in Assam.
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