July 6, 2022

Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh): The Particular Courtroom of Jabalpur has awarded 3 years imprisonment to 3 convicts for unlawful buying and selling of leopard. The court docket additionally imposed a nice of Rs 10,000 every.

All through the listening to of the case, the court docket discovered the convicts in charge and sentenced them underneath Segment 51 (1) of the Flora and fauna Coverage Act, 1972.

Deputy Conservator of Forests (Flora and fauna) Rajneesh Singh mentioned that the 3 convicts have been arrested by means of the Jabalpur unit of State Tiger Strike Power (STSF) on July 4, 2020. Leopard pores and skin and different stays have been additionally confiscated from them.

After interrogation of the convict, the staff raided on their strains and seized 44 relic bones.

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Printed on: Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 01:53 PM IST

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