DRI raids at retd Colonel's residence, recovers body parts of endangered animals

The DRI officials had received a tip off regarding the disproportionate assets. They launched a raid that took place for nearly 16 hours.

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has raided the property of a former national-level shooter and Colonel from Meerut.

The DRI sleuths recovered cash amounting to about Rs 1 crore, about 40 rifles and pistols and around 50 bullets from retd. Devendra Kumar.

The DRI officials had received a tip off regarding the disproportionate assets. They launched a raid that took place for nearly 16 hours.

The officials also made shocking discoveries from the residence of Kumar. Several skulls of endangered species of deers were found at the residence. Over 100 kgs of meat of wild animals was found stocked in containers.

Kumar stays with his wife Sangeeta Kumar and son Prashant Bishnoi, who is a national-level shooter. Sources from the DRI said that Bishnoi, who is also one of the accused, fled from the spot even before the raids.

Despite several rounds of interrogation, Kumar did not divulge details about the whereabouts of his son. The police are yet to make any arrest in the case.

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