Assam: Police Recuperate Rhino Horn From Bokakhat City, Two Held
Primarily based on a particular enter, the police carried out a search operation in opposition to wildlife crime at Mohimaiki beneath Bokakhat and nabbed the each accused named Bhokto Bahadur Thapa and Budheshwar Shinte alias Budhai Shinte.
Taking to the micro-blogging web site Twitter, the Golaghat police stated, ”Primarily based on a particular enter, #TeamBokakhat, performed search operation in opposition to #WildlifeCrime at Mohimaiki beneath Bokakhat PS. 02 particular person arrested & recovered 01 suspected #RhinoHorn. Authorized motion initiated.”
As per studies, Thapa has hidden the smuggled rhino horn weighing round 2 kg inside a bag at his home in Sipahi Village of Bokakhat city.
Notably, Thapa has been related to rhino paoching up to now as nicely.
Meanhwile, authorized motion has been initiated in opposition to them.
Earlier in September 2021, the biggest-ever stockpile of rhino horns was consigned to flames at Bokakhat on World Rhino Day amidst the chanting of hymns and the blowing of conch shells to dispel the myths related to rhino horns.