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Forest CID team nabs two while trying to sell elephant tusk


Team Udayavani, Mar 12, 2019, 9:37 AM IST

Udupi: The Forest CID team arrested two people while they were attempting to sell an elephant tusk, which weighed two-and-half kilograms.

The accused are identified as Poonacha of Bollumadu village, a writer in the coffee estate and K M Ganesh, a jeweller from Virajpet, were planning to sell the tusk to a jeweller in Shivamogga. 

It is gathered that the CID team after receiving reliable information planned to trap them and conducted a decoy operation. They approached the duo as a prospective buyer and collected all the information regarding the deal. 

The team finally on Sunday, March 10 evening nabbed them and seized the tusk which weighed two-and-half kilograms which worth Rs 75,000. 

The accused were produced before the Principal Munsiff court and were sent to judicial custody.

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