Both have been trapped and were caught while accepting demanded money for regularising a forest case, said the official.
Assam Forest & Environment Minister Parimal Suklabaidya
All commuters are mandated to abide by the maximum speed limit of 40 km/hour in all animal corridors of Kaziranga National Park
All the arrested poachers were produced before the court on Wednesday
The deceased elephant was one among a herd of 5 to 6 elephants crossing the railway tracks
According to Biswanath Superintendent of police, Navin Singh, the said poacher was involved in rhino poaching activity at Kaziranga National Park earlier this year
Locals found the animal lying in the middle of the busy highway in the morning hours on Wednesday and accordingly informed the forest department
Eastern Assam Wildlife Division, Bokakhat has declared the closure of the ‘jeep safari’ at Agoratoli and Burapahar forest range under Kaziranga National Park
Further investigation is underway to determine where the animals have been caught and to what destination they were being transported.
Jeep safari will continue till May 15, 2022, subject to the condition of tourist road depending on the onset of monsoon
The ‘Three Idiot’ fame also announced his upcoming film ‘Aankh Micholi’ which is going to hit the theatres in May this year