AN­I­MAL WAS POI­SONED

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - HT NAVI MUMBAI -

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.

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