A joint team of police and CRPF held five persons for smuggling ivory and seized two elephant tusks in Assam’s Barpeta district on December 22 evening.

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Based on secret information, a joint team of Howly police in Barpeta district and 10 battalion of CRPF conducted an operation at Madulijhar area in the lower Assam district and intercepted a four-wheeler.

During search, the team recovered two elephant tusks from the vehicle.

The joint team of police and CRPF apprehended five persons for smuggling ivory.

Police also seized the four-wheeler and three mobile phones from their procession.

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About Hemanta Kr Nath


Hemanta Kumar Nath is a Guwahati-based journalist. He had worked with India Blooms News Service (IBNS), Meghalaya Times, Global News Network among others.


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