UP: Man wanted in 11 cross-border smuggling, poaching cases held

  • | Wednesday | 10th April, 2019

AdvertisingThe forest department booked Fariyad on various sections of the Wild Life Protection Act (WLPA) and the Indian Forest Act. AdvertisingA native of Nehrausa village in Lakhimpur Kheri, Fariyad alias Lambu was wanted 11 cases related to poaching and smuggling; six of them were lodged in Pilibhit and five in Nepal. It claims to have recovered five tiger bones from Fariyad. The Uttar Pradesh Forest Department Tuesday arrested a 45-year-old man in Lakhimpur Kheri district for his alleged involvement in killing tigers and leopards, and smuggling animal parts to neighbouring Nepal. “Fariyad told forest officers that he was carrying five bones of a tiger as a specimen to Nepal.

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