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    2 held with 10 kg Pangolin skin, 10 Geckos in Karbi Anglong

    Pangolin skin, which have a very high demand in international black market, scales can cost over 3,000 dollars/kg.

    Guwahati: In a joint operation, Assam Police and Forest Department recovered 10 Geckos (small lizard) and 10 kg of Pangolin skin in the hill district of Karbi Anglong in Assam on Sunday.

    Two persons have been arrested by the police in connection with the case, informed Special DGP GP Singh in a Tweet.

    “@karbianglongpol and Forest team recovered 10 geckos and 10 KG of PangolinSkin and arrested two persons,” he wrote.

    It is to be mentioned that, Pangolin skin, which have a very high demand in international black market, scales can cost over 3,000 dollars/kg. 

    Meanwhile, Geckos are small lizards found in warm climates across the globe. They range from 1.6 to 60 cm long.

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