ANIMAL WAS POISONED
After hunting an animal, the leopard did not finish its food. The poachers had kept vigil on the leopard’s movement and they poisoned food.
The leopard returned to eat the rest of the carcass and died after eating it.
The four have been booked under sections
9,39,48(a),48(A), 49(B),50 and 51 of Protection of Wildlife Rules, 1972.
The police are investigating if more people were involved in the crime.
The police got a tip-off that the poachers were coming to a place near Dombivli railway police station.