Thursday, March 11, 2010

Deer horns seized

KOCHI: Ernakulam Town Central Police arrested one person on charges of keeping deer horns at home.

The police team had found two deer horns in an abandoned bag near the KSRTC bus stand.

While inquiring about the incident, Sunil Jacob, Assistant Commissioner of Police, received a tip-off that similar horns are kept at the home of one Ramachandran of Poonithura.

The police team then searched the home and took into custody more deer horns, said an official press release.

The police have booked the accused under the Wildlife Protection Act. The horns recovered from the bus stand and from the accused were handed over to the Kodanad Forest Officer.

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