Rhino poaching in kaziranga national park has yet another dimension, said uttam saikia, a local journalist and resident, who follows trends in the park and its surroundings. The assam government has asked the centre to order a cbi probe into the rising incidents of rhinoceros poaching in kaziranga national park and other places of the state. These dogs will be used to track down poachers and the killing of the vulnerable rhino can be prevented in assam as well as areas of west bengal these malinois were brought by aaranyak and they will soon be deployed in the areas where the greater one-horned rhinoceros are found. Two rhino horn smugglers were arrested in a joint operation by police, crpf and forest staff in the sungajan area of golaghat district on friday a rhino horn and a 9mm pistol were seized from them.
The debate between assam governor pb acharya and chief minister tarun gogoi over the killings of one-horned rhinos gained steam on monday after the latter slammed the chief minister on the first. Guwahati: assam para-cyclist rakesh banik started his 3500-km ride from bangkok on sunday to spread awareness against the menace of rhino poaching in the state he will cover at least 32 cities of. The assam environmental ngo forum, comprising 29 non-governmental organisations, has been drawing public attention to the unabated rhino poaching in assam, especially in the kaziranga national park.
Guwahati the bharatiya janata party-led government in assam appears to have given up on ending rhino-poaching on monday, state forest minister pramila rani brahma said it would not be possible. An adult rhino, strayed away of the kaziranga national park, was killed and its horn taken away by poachers in majuli district, a forest department official said on sunday the female carcass of the r. Civil unrest and political instability have been associated with endangered species poaching this paper accounts for a period of civil unrest in assam, india, which saw a marked increase in rhino poaching. A fish poacher is caught in assam he was fishing within the confines of the kaziranga national park, despite it being a strictly monitoring conservation zone. In 2010, assam extended legal protection against prosecution to staff who kill poachers from a decadal count of just 17 between 2001 and 2010, the number of poachers killed jumped to over 50 in the next five years.
He was arrested in guwahati on june 26, revealed a poaching-smuggling network across assam, arunachal pradesh, manipur, nagaland and beyond, all the way to yunan in southern china. Poaching is particularly prevalent in the states of madhya pradesh, uttar pradesh, west bengal, bihar, maharashtra, andhra pradesh, karnataka, kerala, rajasthan, uttarakhand and assam untitled document. Assam government has recommended a central bureau of investigation inquiry into poaching cases during the last three years and deployment of the army and central para-military forces in areas. Wildlife authorities in the indian state of assam say they are troubled by a sudden rise in poaching of one-horned rhinos at the state's kaziranga park they say that they suspect a newly-formed gang of poachers killed six rhinos over the last three months - with two being shot over the last week.
Rhino poaching in assam assam government appointed 90 constables which will form part of special rhino protection force sonowal also said that the newly recruited constables should maintain constant liaison with the higher ups of the security mechanism of kaziranga national park to form a formidable team for the protection of wild lives. Additional key words: poaching, habitat conservation abstract assam, india, is one of the last remaining strongholds of the indian rhino, an animal that is dependent on. Kaziranga national park (np) in assam, india holds about 71% of the world's wild population of the greater one-horned rhino it was therefore a shock to conservationists when they learned that in.
The state government has miserably failed to contain, let alone stop, poaching of rhinos in assam the central government also has to share the blame, even if it is a state subject, for not acknowledging the gravity of the situation or taking adequate measures at appropriate times to address the problem, in a swift and cooperative manner in. Poaching of wildlife, mostly rhinos, is a serious problem here between 2006 and 2016, 141 rhinos were poached coming under pressure from conservation organisations in 2013, the then congress led assam government amended the provisions of section 197 crpc (code of criminal procedure) law in india. Inr 1,00,000 reward offered for nabbing rhinoceros horn poacher in assam humane society international india offered a reward of 1,00,000 inr for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person named habib hussain, who absconded from the cachar police and assam rifles.