Chhattisgarh arrests 66 poachers

December 24th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS  

Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) As many as 66 people were arrested in Chhattisgarh on charges of poaching since January 2010, Home Minister Nankiram Kanwar informed the state assembly Friday.

“A total of 30 cases of poaching were registered in various parts of the state since January 2010 and 66 people were arrested and produced in court till date,?? Kanwar said in a written reply.

The minister said a forest department chowkidar, Dhannuram Yadav, too was arrested in Bilaspur district on charges of being involved in killing a tigress.

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