Poachers(Search results - 16)
IndiaAug 16, 2020, 4:09 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Poachers in Krishnagiri surrender guns for cows
Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu): An initiative by Krishnagiri district forest officer S Prabhu that a cow would be provided for dairy farming in exchange of a gun from tribals has paid rich dividends. Thanks to him, tribals have given up on illegal hunting.
IndiaAug 13, 2020, 4:17 PM IST
Leopard cub found dead in Bengaluru outskirts
Wildlife in Karnataka seems to be in danger ever since poachers were found during lockdown Once again, a leopard cub was found dead in Bengaluru outskirts However, the cub is suspected to have died due to an accidental vehicle collision
Coronavirus IndiaApr 23, 2020, 11:27 AM IST
Lockdown: An open opportunity for poachers to hunt and loot wildlife
As India is under lockdown due to coronavirus, the poachers are seen making the most of of this time. But the alert officials arrested 11 with the hunting net at Kappatagudda forest range in Karnataka.
Coronavirus IndiaApr 20, 2020, 1:15 PM IST
Making most of lockdown: Poachers enter forest with arms, captured on surveillance camera
As India is under lockdown, poachers seem to believe that officials and public will be indoors, making it a good opportunity for them to hunt animals and transport them without getting caught. Two poachers in Bannerghatta entered the forest area with arms. However, they have been caught on camera and the forest department is now on the hunt for them
IndiaMar 24, 2020, 7:12 PM IST
Elephant struggles to drink water with injured trunk; Should Karnataka govt still go ahead with reducing fores
An elephant was spotted with its trunk cut at Bannerghatta National Park limits due to steel strings used by poachers. Activists place this as evidence before BJP government to appeal to them not to reduce the buffer zone at the park as it will only help poachers
IndiaDec 17, 2019, 4:31 PM IST
Poachers arrested in Bengaluru for illegal trade of animals; black magic suspected
An arrest of a poacher in Mumbai and a raid at a designated location of his accomplice in Bengaluru has resulted in the rescue of tortoises, eagles, owls, a monitor lizard and many birds. Wildlife activists say the cause of this illegal trade is the false notion surrounding the enhancement of libido, coupled by the other cause – black magic.
NEWSMay 17, 2019, 2:53 PM IST
Poachers selling wild boar meat caught by Karnataka Forest Department officials
The accused used illegal weapons to hunt wild boars in forest areas, after which they sold the meat to locals. They were caught while trying to dispose of the meat in an attempt to escape being caught by officials.
NEWSMay 10, 2019, 6:13 PM IST
From Gauri Lankesh to 10 animal skins burned after being seized, watch Bengaluru Night Cap
Karnataka Forest Mobile Squad members seized almost 10 skins of jackal, leopard and spotted deer from poachers and burned them at Jarakabande Kaval Forest on the outskirts of Bengaluru on Thursday. Don't miss watching the Bengaluru Night Cap.
NEWSMay 10, 2019, 3:40 PM IST
10 animal skins burned after being seized from poachers in Bengaluru
The Karnataka Forest Mobile Squad seized as many as 10 animal pelts from poachers and burned them in forests on the city outskirts on Thursday
KarnatakaDec 19, 2018, 4:00 PM IST
Poachers caught in CID Forest Cell net, leopard pelt recovered
CID Forest Cell of Bengaluru on Tuesday night trapped Kumar, Prasad Bhatt from Uttara Kannada and Athiq, a Mysuru resident for allegedly trying to sell a leopard skin. The officials say the leopard was killed three years ago. All the three accused have been handed over to Assistant Conservator of Forests for further investigation.
Jan 20, 2017, 3:47 PM IST
Karnataka ex-CM’s son-in-law helped poachers getaway?
Karnataka former chief minister SM Krishna's son-in-law Siddarth has a vital role in shielding the two poachers involved in monitor lizard hunting case, alleged activists.
Jan 5, 2017, 3:45 PM IST
Poachers taking refuge under coffee plantations?
Coffee plantations in Coorg, Chikkamagaluru and Hassan, are under the scanner of Wildlife Act as poachers have made thousands of acres their abode for hunting.