The hunted Hog Deer was a female with a fawn as proved by milk suckling sign and, milk leakages.
By Maksam Tayang
The Forest official of Daying Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary here in East Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh have arrested five habitual and dreaded hunters from Sanyasi Tukura under Anchalghat Range early morning on Friday
Alongwith the arrested hunters a hunted Hog Deer, 3 numbers of 12 Bore Guns ( 1 double 2 single barrel), 14 live cartridges and 3 mobile handsets were seized from the hunters.
As per one of arresting staff, the hunted Hog Deer was a female with a fawn as proved by milk suckling sign and, milk leakages. The officials said that the fawn if grown up will survive, if not it will without mother.
The five arrested are identified as Dibash Pai and Diganta Doley , both from Kemi village of Dhemaji Dist, Assam and Batsa Doley, Rajesh Sungkurang and Nong Doley three of them from Oyan village of East Siang District, Arunachal Pradesh.
As, per Beat Officer Jeepghat Beat, Dy. FR Orin Perme who led the team of wildlife staff in the checking drive, two of hunters Dibash Pait and Nong Doley are dreaded hunters who were also alerted and warned earlier many times not to hunt inside the sanctuary.
Divisional Forest Officer, Tasang Taga who also rushed to the spot said that the offenders will booked as per laws of Wildlife Act and reasserted for serious action against all violators.
Meanwhile the arrested hunters were handed over to Sille-Oyan PS this evening.