Bargarh: Busting an illegal transportation of body parts of endangered animals, the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau seized 80 pieces of Sambar deer horns weighing 50 kg and four beer nails from a person at Ambabhona Chhak in Odisha’s Bargarh district last night.
Sujit Bhoi of Goudapali village here has been arrested in this connection, police sources said.
According to reports, Bhoi had collected 15 Sambar deer horns and four beer nails from Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary.
He later cut the horns into 80 pieces and was planning to transport the body parts illegally to Chhattisgarh last night.
While he was waiting at Ambabhona Chhak, the Bureau officials, acting on a tip-off, reached the spot, arrested him and seized it from his possession.