Former legislator booked for keeping elephants

May 19th, 2008 - 8:43 am ICT by admin  

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), May 18 (IANS) A former legislator of the Uttar Pradesh assembly was booked for illegally keeping two elephants in his farmhouse, forest department officials said Sunday. Jitendra Jaiswal, who represented Gorakhpur assembly constituency, was served a show cause notice after he was found not having a license to keep elephants. The detection was made during a raid on his farmhouse.

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