Man with suspected elephant tusks arrested

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Published: August 24,2020 10:00 AM
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August 24, 2020: A man was arrested for allegedly possessing two suspected elephant tusks in the Chirang district's Dadgiri area on Sunday.

August 24, 2020: A man was arrested for allegedly possessing two suspected elephant tusks in Chirang district's Dadgiri area on Sunday, informed the district police.



According to a statement issued by the police, an operation, led by Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) of Chirang district police, began at 2:30 pm on August 23.





"One suspected member, a 46-year-old Alen Basumatary of the organised gang has been arrested. We have also recovered two suspected elephant tusks, weighing 10 kg along with a mobile handset and a raincoat," the police statement read.



The police added that a follow-up legal action would be taken as well.