Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 23:

Odisha forest officials today detained three poachers from neighbouring Chhatisgarh and rescued 16 migratory birds during a raid at Patia area of capital city.

According to reports, the forest department had information about bird poaching activities on the outskirts of Odisha capital.

Acting on a tip-off, the forest officials conducted raid in Patia area and nabbed three bird poachers. They rescued 16 rare birds from their possession.

The poachers have been detained for further investigation.