Successful Operation by Police Leads to Seizure of Protected Wildlife Meat in Mayabunder

Port Blair, Apr 04: In a collaborative effort between the Police and Forest officials of Mayabunder, a significant breakthrough was achieved with the seizure of 2.100 kilograms of meat suspected to be from protected wildlife. During the joint operation, the team searched the area at Tugapur, Mayabunder.

Upon suspicion, the team conducted a thorough search of the backside of Sukanto Mistry’s house, where they discovered meat suspected to be of protected wildlife stored in a refrigerator. Upon interrogation, the accused, identified as Sukanto Mistry S/o Late Arbindo Mistry (35)yrs R/o Tugapur No.7 admitted to his involvement in the illegal activity.

In adherence to legal procedures, the meat has been seized, and the accused was apprehended by forest officials in the presence of Police. This seizure highlights our commitment to protecting wildlife and enforcing strict measures against illegal activities that threaten our natural resources.

The N&MA District Police and Forest officials remain vigilant in their efforts to combat wildlife crime and ensure the preservation of biodiversity in the region. 

The general public is requested to pass and share any credible information pertaining to any crime or illegal activities to their nearest Police Station or over phone No.100, 112 & 03192-273344. The identity of the informers will be kept secret and will also be suitably rewarded.

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