Three smugglers arrested with two elephant ivory in Siliguri

Ambari, 09th December: In a significant breakthrough, the forest personnel of Ambari range arrested three individuals with two elephant ivory from the Champasari area of Siliguri.

As per reports, on Friday, acting on a tip-off, Ranger Alamgir Haque and forest personnel of Ambari Range posed as buyers and apprehended three smugglers with two elephant tusks weighing about two kilograms each. However, two other kingpins managed to escape. The identities of the accused have not been disclosed for further investigation.

According to Forest Department sources, gangs of smugglers have been active in the area for a few days. During interrogation of the arrested accused, it was revealed that the seized items were being smuggled to other states from Assam via Siliguri. On Saturday, the accused have been produced before the Jalpaiguri court.

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