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Blackbuck rescued from GK

delhi Updated: Oct 04, 2011 00:39 IST
HT Correspondent

A live sub-adult blackbuck (Antilope Cervicapra) was rescued from Greater Kailash (GK) near W-Block Park on Monday. The animal had been brought from Meerut to be sold in the Capital.

According to the police, four men — Bhupender, Amarnath, Pintoo Kumar and Pawan — were going to sell it for Rs 1 lakh.

“The accused disclosed that they had stolen the deer from Sanjay Van Partapur which is a government reserve forest,” said a police official.

According to the Wildlife Trust of India, the blackbuck is a threatened antelope that is found only in scattered numbers in India.