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  • Live pangolin rescued, one arrested

    Live pangolin rescued, one arrested

    The accused persons identified as Jitendra Kumar was apprehended near Karni Khunti village in between Bhawanipatna-Madanpur road under Narla police station limits. He was nabbed while carrying out a deal to sell the protected animal, said STF officials on Sunday.

    May 22, 2022
  • Live pangolin rescued, one arrested

    Live pangolin rescued, one arrested

    The Special Task Force (STF) wing of Odisha police on Monday rescued a live pangolin and arrested a wildlife smuggler in Boudh district.

    April 25, 2022
  • Odisha STF busts pangolin scales’ racket, one held

    Odisha STF busts pangolin scales’ racket, one held

    In the latest crackdown on wildlife offenders, the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Saturday arrested a man near Dhauli Chowk on the outskirts of the city and recovered around 4 kilograms of pangolin scales from his possession.

    March 26, 2022
  • Two Wildlife smugglers held with live pangolin in Odisha

    Two Wildlife smugglers held with live pangolin in Odisha

    The accused persons identified as Madhab Paraja and Jagabandhu Paraja were apprehended near Koraput-Boriguma bypass road under Koraput Sadar police station jurisdiction of the district on Sunday.

    January 30, 2022
  • Wildlife smuggler held with live pangolin in Odisha

    Wildlife smuggler held with live pangolin in Odisha

    The accused persons identified as Ajit Kumar Budek was apprehended near Baragoan Chhaka under Deogoan police station jurisdiction of the district on Tuesday. He was nabbed while carrying out a deal to sell the protected animal, said STF officials.

    January 19, 2022
  • Live pangolin rescued, one arrested

    Live pangolin rescued, one arrested

    With the latest interception of wildlife crime, the STF has made recovery of nine live pangolins during separate raids in different places of the State in the past one year.

    January 4, 2022
  • STF rescues live pangolin from smugglers, two arrested

    STF rescues live pangolin from smugglers, two arrested

    With the latest interception of wildlife crime, the STF has made recovery of seven live pangolins during separate raids in different places of the State in 2021.

    November 18, 2021
  • Pangolin smuggling racket busted: Three arrested

    Pangolin smuggling racket busted: Three arrested

    The STF wing of Odisha police arrested three people for smuggling pangolins, a protected animal conferred highest protection under wildlife protection act.

    August 6, 2021
  • STF busts pangolin scales’ racket, one held

    STF busts pangolin scales’ racket, one held

    The smuggling of these threatened species had become rampant particularly in forests of Athgarh division in Cuttack district and Mayurbhanj district.

    June 11, 2021
  • China upgrades protection to Pangolins to highest level after COVID-19 pandemic

    China upgrades protection to Pangolins to highest level after COVID-19 pandemic

    At present, all the eight existing pangolin species in the world have been listed as endangered species in their respective countries and regions, Sun Quanhui, a scientist from the World Animal Protection, told Global Times on Friday.

    June 7, 2020
  • Siliguri: Five from Sikkim held with dead pangolin

    Siliguri: Five from Sikkim held with dead pangolin

    Accused confessed to killing the pangolin, and were supposed to send it to Bhutan selling it for Rs 70,000 per kg, say forest officials

    May 8, 2019