Poacher Arrested In Hindol For Killing Barking Deer

Dhenkanal: Forest department officials today arrested a poacher for allegedly killing a barking deer in the Kandhara reserve forest under Hindol forest range.

The accused identified as Bauri Padhan (52) of Kuliatota village under Hindol police limits was arrested from near the Sapua Nala in Kandhara reserve forest today, said a press note issued by the Forest department.

Forest officials have seized 5 kg venison, a small billhook and an axe from his possession, the press note added.

Padhan who was produced in the Court of Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDJM), Hindol was sent to judicial custody by the court, the press note stated.