Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Local Residents near Kaziranga help to capture two Rhino Poachers

Kaziranga : Poaching has been continuing unabated in Kaziranga this year. The official numbers of Rhinos who have already been killed are around 9 but sources in Kaziranga dispute it and say it is actually 10. In this gloomy scenario, what is heartening is that local residents of the area have started acting against poachers. Local residents of Difalo Pathar Ahomgaon caught two suspected poachers, Prabhat Saikia and Tikindra Saikia on Tuesday evening at 9.30 pm. However Tikindra Saikia however managed to escape. Prabhat Saikia has been handed over to forest officials. The Local officials have started a joint operation with forest officials to capture Tikindra Saikia.
Author info

editor's picture

Please send your comments to editor@assamtimes.org

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

ASEB wins 1st Airtel GTC Trophy

1 Sep 2008 - 8:03pm | Nanda Kirati Dewan
In a tie-breaker shoot out Assam State Electrical Board (ASEB) beat Jewel Star 5-4 after the match got drawn in the stipulated 90 minutes and became Champion of the 1st Airtel GTC Soccer Challenge...

Nelo Vingada, NorthEast United FC's coach

Football fever grips Guwahati

30 Sep 2016 - 6:13pm | AT News
The Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati dresses afresh a day before the country’s biggest football extravaganza. The North East United FC are taking on the Kerala Brother in the opening match...

Absu ends hunger strike

24 Aug 2013 - 10:20pm | AT News
The All Bodo Students’ Union finally ended its indefinite hunger strike with lemon water from the hands of Mangalsing Narzary.The decision was taken after the Centre invited them for tripartite talks...