DRI Officers Seized 1125 Indian Star Tortoises: Smugglers Arrested - NTv
Sun, Aug 05, 2018, 06:10 PM
Revenue Intelligence officers seized 1125 star tortoises in Vizag Railway Station which were getting transported illegally. On the information from reliable sources, DRI officers have done search operation in Howrah to Yashwantpur express and handed over star tortoises of different sizes. Officers have arrested 3 smugglers who are transporting star tortoises from Madanapalli for their export especially to Bangkok, Singapore & Thailand where they are in huge demand. Tortoises smuggling gangs are increasing day by day though officers have been strictly monitoring their illegal transport.