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Four black bucks killed in Madhya Pradesh

PTI   March 25, 2013
First Published: 18:44 IST(25/3/2013) | Last Updated: 18:45 IST(25/3/2013)

Four black bucks were hunted down by poachers in neighbouring Sehore district, Madhya Pradesh Forest Department officials said on Monday.

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They said four suspected poachers were arrested last night for the killing of the endangered species, protected under the Wildlife Act, in a forest area of the district.

The animal's beheaded carcasses, a gun and a jeep were seized from the four - identified as Nitin Jauhri, Riyaj Hussain (both from Sehore), Sayeed of Bhopal and Nathan Singh Rajput, a resident of Vidisha, the officials said.

The four were caught by a patrolling team when they were taking away the carcasses of black bucks in a jeep after hunting them in the jungles of Nipaniya and Atraliya villages, about 20km from Sehore city, they added.


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