07/05/2022: Deogaon – (Sanjay Mishra): STF arrested while tiger skin was found in Dukerchara village.
The trader was caught by the STF during a tiger skin deal in Dukarchara village in Tikrapada range under the Saintala Forest Department in Balangir district.
The accused was identified as Adikanda Ghibela of Dukerchara village in Tikrapada. According to reports, the STF team came in disguise and arrested the accused while Adikanda was trading in tiger skin.
Also yesterday, the STF team seized four elephant tusks from Malpada in the city and arrested one person. The issue’s end has the recaptured Doomsday in the control of the STF again and again. Even the Balangir Forest Department has failed to protect the forest and wildlife.