Two poachers arrested in Bahraich

Two poachers were arrested for allegedly killing a spotted deer in a jungle adjacent to Nepal in the Katarniyaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, a senior Forest Department official said here today.

Last Updated: Feb 23, 2012, 14:09 PM IST

Bahraich: Two poachers were arrested for
allegedly killing a spotted deer in a jungle adjacent to Nepal
in the Katarniyaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, a senior Forest
Department official said here today.

Shiv Prasad and Tilakram were arrested yesterday for
killing spotted deer, they said.

Divisional Forest Officer R K Singh said that the three
Nepalese accomplices of the accused poachers managed to
escape.

Singh further said that bodies of animals killed, a gun
and trap were recovered from their possession.

PTI