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Six poachers surrender, four arrested in Assam

Guwahati, November 27 (Agencies): In Assam, six hardcore poachers surrendered before the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) authority at Bansbari in Baksa district on Thursday.
They formally deposited five hand-made guns, one pistol, one net and some explosives before the Deputy Chief Executive Member of the BTC Mr. Khampa Borgoyary at a surrender ceremony. The poachers were involved in killing of wildlife animals and illegal cutting of valuable trees in the world famous Manas National Park, located along the Assam-Bhutan boundary. Our Correspondent reports that more than three hundred poachers have   surrendered before the BTC authorities during last one year after it announced the rehabilitation scheme for the poachers.
Meanwhile, the Kaziranga National Park authority has captured four dreaded poachers with international links from Dimapur and Nagaon. On receiving specific intelligence reports, forest authorities launched operations and arrested them with the help of police.

(With Inputs from Ramani Kanta Sharma, Correspondent, AIR/DD, Guwahati.) Guwahati, November 27 (Agencies): In Assam, six hardcore poachers surrendered before the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) authority at Bansbari in Baksa district on Thursday.
They formally deposited five hand-made guns, one pistol, one net and some explosives before the Deputy Chief Executive Member of the BTC Mr. Khampa Borgoyary at a surrender ceremony. The poachers were involved in killing of wildlife animals and illegal cutting of valuable trees in the world famous Manas National Park, located along the Assam-Bhutan boundary. Our Correspondent reports that more than three hundred poachers have   surrendered before the BTC authorities during last one year after it announced the rehabilitation scheme for the poachers.
Meanwhile, the Kaziranga National Park authority has captured four dreaded poachers with international links from Dimapur and Nagaon. On receiving specific intelligence reports, forest authorities launched operations and arrested them with the help of police.

(With Inputs from Ramani Kanta Sharma, Correspondent, AIR/DD, Guwahati.)