Most wanted rhino poacher arrested by Assam forest team



A team from the Biswanath Wildlife Division of Kaziranga National Park (KNP) with the help of the Arunachal Pradesh police department arrested the “most-wanted” rhino horn trader and poacher.

The poacher was identified as Jobi Gadi alias Autho Gadi from Arunachal Pradesh.

Official sources informed on Friday that the accused was involved in many rhino poaching incidents, including the one at Lokhora chapori of the sixth addition to KNP in April 2019.

A non-bailable warrant has been issued against the accused by the Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court in Gohpur.

Biswanath civil and police administration and Rahul Dutta of International Rhino Foundation launched the operation (IRF) along with other officials.

(Edited by Laxmi Chyrmang)