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4 surrender in wild animals hunting case

Dimapur, April 21: In connection with the recent viral video showing killing of wild animals by few people, Chief Wildlife Warden Dimapur has informed that four suspects, Imchainba, S/o Supongmar, Longkhum village; Osungkum N Jamir, S/o N M Jamir, Unger village; Yanger Jamir, S/o Bendang, Unger village and Opangtemsu, S/o N.Wati of Asangma village have surrendered to Wildlife Wing, Department of Environment, Forests and Climate Change.
Their surrender took place after the Department investigated into the incident and zeroed down on the suspects seen in the video celebrating ‘lockdown festival’.
Despite lacking technical capability, the department using its own resources, traced and identified the culprits in question.
The video depicts ruthless killing of wild animals including Barking deer and large Indian civet cat.
The case is being investigated further as per relevant sections of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972 and other relevant laws as applicable. (Page News Service)