A rhino poacher was shot while fleeing police detention in Assam.Injured
A police officer said a poacher arrested for killing a rhino in a corner of Kaziranga National Park in Assam was shot dead and injured in an attempt to escape police detention in the Biswanat district.
Police director Biswanath Navin Singh said the accused was arrested on Saturday from the Julia area of the adjacent Nagaon district.
During the cross-examination, the accused allegedly purchased a weapon from Dimapur, Nagaland to kill the rhino and remove its horns, and hid the weapon in the Swaguri district of the Biswanath district.
A police team took him there and regained them, but suddenly he attacked the policeman and tried to escape.