Man Arrested For Killing Python In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A man identified was arrested by Forest Department staff on charges of killing a rare rock python in his village.

The man was identified as Dhadia Nayak of Barsupal village under Kakudibhag panchayat in Bhapur under Sadar police limits.

He was arrested by forest department sleuths and booked under Sections 21 and 22 of the Wildlife Protection Act.

The remains of the rock pyhton, measuring 12 feet was seized by the Department and the accused was forwarded to the court.