CCB unearths poaching racket; poacher gang member held with blackbuck horns, tusks, and deer skin

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

The CCB officials nabbed a 40-year-old man from Davanagere and recovered blackbuck horns, spotted deer skin,elephant tusks and Porqupine quills which he was trying to sell it to his clients in Hebbal on Monday.

Based on a tip off,a team of officials posing as clients approached the accused identified as Senthil and caught him red handed with a bag containing the wildlife articles .

The accused according to the officials is part of the poaching network and assigned to sell while getting the articles from his poaching team working in and around Davanagere .

The accused had agreed to take it to his associates who are staying with the tribal and hunting wild animals for neat and ski,bones and horns.

The accused have been booked under wildlife act and taken into custody for further investigation.