Ivory smugglers held
Forest department personnel on Wednesday night arrested three persons from the Fulbari area along with a Japan made handgun, three rounds of live cartridges and seized two elephant tusks weighing a kilo each.
The arrests were made under the supervision of Belakoba Ranger Sanjay Dutta upon receiving a tip-off. Dutta said Sanjay Toppo (26), Siblal Oraon (26) and Diban Oraon (24) of Alipurduar district were interrogated and presented today at Jalpaiguri Court. (EOIC)