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Two poachers arrested for Pobitora strike

Police on Friday arrested two poachers in connection with the recent killing of a rhino in the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Morigaon district. According to police, the duo were arrested from Buraburi village in the Mayong police station area of the district and another person who had allegedly shot the rhino was still absconding. An adult male rhino was killed by poachers inside the heavily flooded Sanctuary on the night of July 4. The poachers came by a boat and killed the rhino before fleeing away along with its horn.

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