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Rare Pangolin Rescued from Smuggler in Chhattisgarh, Accused Apprehended

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The police were informed that that a resident of Nuapada district in Odisha was waiting for customers to sell a rare species of Pangolin near Kulhadighat village.

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  • News18.com
  • Last Updated: June 28, 2020, 2:52 PM IST
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The police in Chhattisgarh's Gariyaband district arrested a smuggler on Saturday for allegedly possessing a rare species of pangolin.

The police were informed that that a resident of Nuapada district in Odisha was waiting for customers to sell a rare species of Pangolin near Kulhadighat village located in Mainpur Tehsil on June 26, the ANI reported. A team of Mainpur police reached the spot and apprehended the accused of illegally possessing the pangolin.



An FIR has been lodged and the probe is underway.

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