A joint group of the Sashastra Seema Bal, the Assam Police and the Forest Department on Monday caught three poachers in the state's outskirt Baksa area and held onto creature parts from them, authorities said.
The poachers, recognized as Lankeswar Basumatari, Binod Basumatari and Madan Gayari, were held from Hapasara-Korebari territory and two elephant tusks weighing 3.75 kg, a deer horn, a country-made made firearm, ammo and different things recuperated.
The activity was led in the Baksa close to the India-Bhutan outskirt following a clue about the poachers' exercises in the territory. The SSB said that the three poachers were engaged with poaching of an elephant at Jamguri woodland fourteen days prior and had removed its tusks.
According to subtleties gave by the authorities, the poachers kept the elephant tusks at home to sell them later.
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