2 nabbed for hunting birds in Gurugram, fined

2 nabbed for hunting birds in Gurugram, fined

The accused were fined Rs 6,000 as per the Wildlife Act.

Our Correspondent
Gurugram, May 31

The wildlife team nabbed two bird hunters from the DLF Phase-3 area. The Wildlife Department imposed a fine of Rs 6,000 on the hunters and released them after giving a warning.

The department seized the carcass of owls and pigeons and buried them at a safe place. Wildlife Department Inspector Rajesh Chahal said on Sunday evening, he was informed by Bhaichara group president Bhola Gujjar that two youth had hunted owls and pigeons in the F block of DLF Phase-3. As soon as the information was received, a special team was sent to the spot to investigate the matter. The team caught both the youths who were from Jharkhand. The youths during interrogation confessed hunting of birds and said they had done so to eat these. “In the Wildlife Act there is a provision for registering a case in such an offense and imposing a fine. The youths agreed to pay the fine. In such a situation, they were fined Rs 6,000 and were released after a strict warning”,said the inspector.

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