Roar for Tigers

One more poacher arrested in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve

One more poacher arrested in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve

Jan 27, 2015

BAREILLY: The forest department has arrested a poacher from Haripur range of Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) on Tuesday. The arrested poacher is an accomplice of the eight poachers who were arrested last week by a joint team of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) New Delhi, Pilibhit forest department and special task force. Meanwhile, Rakesh, considered to be the kingpin of the gang, has surrendered in the local court on Tuesday. onfirming the development, divisional...

क्या कठघरे में है पीलीभीत टाइगर रिज़र्व की ‘दहाड़’ का दम?

क्या कठघरे में है पीलीभीत टाइगर रिज़र्व की ‘दहाड़’ का दम?

Jan 27, 2015

पीलीभीत : चार साल में बाघों का कुनबा सवा गुना होने पर भले ही केंद्र सरकार और पर्यावरणविद् इतरा रहे हों, लेकिन ‘दहाड़’ की दम कठघरे में भी खड़ी हो गई है। जिस गणना के आधार...

Gang of tiger poachers held in Pilibhit; Int’l Agency’s Help Sought To Bust Racket

Gang of tiger poachers held in Pilibhit; Int’l Agency’s Help Sought To Bust Racket

Jan 26, 2015

LUCKNOW: A gang of eight poachers was held from forest range in Pilibhit district in an operation lasting 48 hours. Tiger bones, teeth and meat were recovered from the gang members who had been active in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve for the past 15 months. As some strong leads about international smugglers have surfaced, UP STF has decided to coordinate with wildlife enforcement agencies of South Asian countries. The crackdowns on Friday and Saturday were made following...

8 poachers nabbed in Pilibhit with tiger meat, bones, teeth

8 poachers nabbed in Pilibhit with tiger meat, bones, teeth

Jan 25, 2015

BAREILLY: A joint team of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) New Delhi, Pilibhit forest department and special task force has arrested eight poachers here, including six on Sunday, and recovered tiger bones, teeth and parts from them. Efforts are on to trace four of their accomplices still on the run. The arrests came days after two poachers from Uttar Pradesh were arrested in Nepal recently with 37 kg of tiger bones and skin. The two had confessed to have poached tigers in...

Six arrested for illegal wildlife trade in PTR

Six arrested for illegal wildlife trade in PTR

Jan 25, 2015

Pilibhit : A team of Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force and Forest department has arrested six persons involved in illegal wildlife trade in Pilibhit district, police said. The accused who have been identified as Om Prakash, Gangaram, Baba Om Prakash, Nitai Gain, Chourangi Lal and Ravindra Lal, were arrested on a tip off by the team yesterday, they said.  Police has found 17 kg meat, 300 gm bones, two tiger teeth, 4.5 kg bones of tiger were recovered from their possession....