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.
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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.