Illegal wildlife traders nabbed

Posted on 24 September 2013  | 
On 20th of September, the Forest Protection and Surveillance Unit (FPSU) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests seized a tiger skin and bones from two Indian men in Gelephu. The confiscation was made from a hotel in Gelegphu town before the men could trade it with a Bhutanese buyer.

According to the officials, the suspects’ room was raided following a tip-off from their informer. The culprits were dealt with as per the forest conservation rules.
The unit has a network of informers both within and outside the country. The officials from the Forest Protection and Surveillance Unit says anybody giving any information on wildlife trade will be rewarded
Tiger parts
The tiger skin and bones were found when officials raided a hotel room in Gelephu
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