Endangered species recovered from Indo-Bangla border

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Agartala, Nov 16 (UNI) The Border Security Force BSF personnel have seized 12 endangered reptiles from two smuggler groups at India-Bangladesh border here.

BSF officials here today said six Indian nationals were arrested with ten endangered species of snakes at Lankamura sector, about seven km from here while they were entering Tripura from Bangladesh yesterday, while one person from Bangladesh was arrested in Akhuara immigration centre with two tortoises (Geochelone Elongata).

The border guards handed over the seized species to the wildlife authority of the state.


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