Kalchini, 9th November: Three people, traveling to Assam with tokay gecko for smuggling purpose, were arrested by the Police in Kalchini. The arrested have been identified as residents of Assam.
Based on a tip-off, the Police launched a campaign and arrested the three smugglers along with tokay gecko from Kalchini. According to sources, the tokay gecko was being taken to Assam from Kalchini for smuggling purposes. The recovered tokay gecko has been handed over to the forest department. The accused arrested will be presented in the Alipurduar court, today.