Mangaldai: A person suspected to be a poacher was killed in an encounter with the forest safety power at Orang Nationwide Park and Tiger Reserve on Saturday.
Pradipta Baruah, DFO, Mangaldai Wildlife Division knowledgeable that the patrolling forest safety group underneath Kachomari and Chandanpur Anti Poaching Camp ( ATP ) throughout their routine patrolling at round 2:30 am got here throughout a gaggle of suspected poachers shifting across the space.
The forest guards on noticing them requested them to cease however they didn’t reply.
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Quite the opposite, the suspected individuals fired on the forest group and in retaliation, the forest group additionally fired again.
After a couple of rounds of firing, the suspects managed to flee from the places however one individual was discovered lifeless on the spot.
The deceased was suspected to be a attainable poacher and the group discovered a knife with a bag containing some meals objects from the place.
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The deceased was later recognized as 35-year-old Sabed Ali, a resident of Kachomari- Nepaligaon bordering the Park.
An investigation into the matter is underway.