Listed as endangered, selling Pangolins for commercial purposes is an unlawful act under the Wildlife Protection Act.
Listed as endangered, selling Pangolins for commercial purposes is an unlawful act under the Wildlife Protection Act.

Assam: Pangolin seized, accused taken into custody

ANI | Updated: Dec 29, 2019 23:11 IST

Sonitpur (Assam) [India], Dec 29 (ANI): Forest department officials on Sunday took a man in custody and seized a pangolin from his possession in Majgaon area in Assam's Sonitpur.
An official for the forest department said, "Running on a tip-off, a Pangolin has been seized at Majgaon in Bongaigaon Depot Range under Aie Valley Division in Bongaigaon."
The accused is taken into Bongaigaon Depot custody for further interrogation and a vehicle has been seized, the official said.
Listed as endangered, selling Pangolins for commercial purposes is an unlawful act under the Wildlife Protection Act. (ANI)

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