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Rhino Horn Seizure in Sikkim

14th July 2005

Three rhino horns were seized in Singtam, East Sikkim, on 6th July 2005. This is the first major wildlife seizure in Sikkim. Working on a tip-off, the police conducted a raid in which three rhino horns were seized and two people were arrested. The accused said that they were given the animal articles by a businessman from Assam. One of the accused has been detained for further questioning. The case has now been handed over to the Wildlife Department. 

 

 

 

 

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