One held with tiger skin, bones in Howraghat

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In a successful mission on Saturday night, one person has been arrested by the Police from Howraghat area under Karbi Anglong district along with tiger bones and skin. The Royal Bengal tiger is believed to have been killed in Jaipong area of Karbi Anglong.

The arrested was identified as Amar Timung. He hails from Diphu town. The accused have been booked under several sections of the 1972 Wildlife Protection Act and relevant sections of the Forest Rights Act. However, another member of the gang successfully absconded from the scene.

Meanwhile, the Police have started a thorough investigation and their interrogation is currently on. Police have also recovered scooter from them.

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