This blog is a humble contribution towards increasing awareness about problems being faced wrt Tiger Conservation in India. With the Tiger fast disappearing from the radar and most of us looking the other way the day is not far when the eco system that supports and nourishes us collapses. Citizen voice is an important tool that can prevent the disaster from happening and this is an attempt at channelising the voice of concerned nature lovers.
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Two held with hand grenades in Panna Tiger Reserve
By Jamal Ayub, TNN | Jan 29, 2013, 07.51 PM IST
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BHOPAL: As many as 78 country-made bombs (hand grenades), hair of wild baor, its hide, flesh, material for preparing hand grenades, blood of wild animals, chop (weapon) for hunting wild animals, six fishing nets, iron knives and catapults and two cages for catching birds have been recovered from two hunters during search in Chandranagar Beat of Panna Tiger Reserve by Rapid Response Unit (flying squad), according to a press release here on Tuesday.
Both the hunters have been produced before Chhatarpur court and the case is under investigation.
Accused Jagbir is 22-years-old while Paltu is 20.
Both of them are residents of village Bedari under Bameeta police station.
It is noteworthy that the Panna Tiger Reserve Information Cell has made arrests in five case following declaration of red alert from December 2012.