Rare Pangolin Rescued from Smuggler in Chhattisgarh, Accused Apprehended

Buzz Staff

The police in Chhattisgarh's Gariyaband district arrested a smuggler on Saturday for allegedly possessing a rare species of pangolin.

The police were informed that that a resident of Nuapada district in Odisha was waiting for customers to sell a rare species of Pangolin near Kulhadighat village located in Mainpur Tehsil on June 26, the ANI reported. A team of Mainpur police reached the spot and apprehended the accused of illegally possessing the pangolin.

An FIR has been lodged and the probe is underway.