The accused was identified as Lalkhongmang Kipgen (40) of Karbi Anglong
The accused was identified as Lalkhongmang Kipgen (40) of Karbi Anglong|EastMojo Image
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Assam: Poacher arrested in Karbi Anglong, rhino horn recovered

A rhino horn, weighting around 510 grams, was also recovered from the possession of the accused, identified as Lalkhongmang Kipgen (40) of Karbi Anglong

Mehzabin Sultana

Guwahati: On charges of his involvement in poaching, police arrested one person in Bokajan of Karbi Anglong district on Wednesday.

Based on a specific input of illegal transaction of a suspected rhino horn by some unknown persons, sub divisional police officer (SDPO) Bokajan, PK Pegu, launched an operation and arrested one person.

The accused has been identified as Lalkhongmang Kipgen (40) of Karbi Anglong.

A rhino horn, weighting around 510 grams, was also recovered from the possession of the accused.

According to a press release, a two wheeler, bearing registration no. WB 20 R 3400, and a mobile phone with SIM card were also seized from the accused.

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