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Endangered animal Gandhagokul handed over to forest department in Kurigram

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  • 04 March, 2021 17:57:46

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Kurigram Correspondent: An endangered species in Kurigram has been handed over to Gandhagokul Forest Department. Police Superintendent Syeda Jannat Ara handed over the seized animal to the Forest Department at the Kurigram Sadar Police Station premises on Thursday afternoon. Forest Guard Nur Islam, Sadar Upazila Livestock Officer Dr. Habibur Rahman, Sadar Police Station Officer-in-Charge Khan Mohammad were present on behalf of the forest department.

Shahriar etc. Superintendent of Police Syeda Jannat Ara said locals arrested Gandhagokul at noon on Tuesday at the intersection of Dhulaura Char Tepti in Paschim Kalyan village of Belgachha union in Sadar Upazila. Later in the evening, after receiving 999 calls, the police came and rescued the endangered animal and brought it to Kurigram Sadar Police Station. The animal was handed over to the forest department on Thursday afternoon.

Witness Kurigram Government College Vice-Chancellor Professor Mirza Nasir Uddin said I went to the spot at noon after receiving the news. There, at the corner of Tepati, the animal was tied to a tree with a rope. I call 999 when I decide to slaughter Gandhagokul from the idea that the meat of this animal is useful in fighting asthma. Then the police came and rescued the animal and took it to the police station.

Abu Saeed Azad, a UP member of the area, said the animal was rescued and handed over to the police with the help of locals so that it would not be harmed. Kurigram Sadar police officer in charge Khan confirmed the incident.

Shahriar said that after receiving the news, ASI Badsha Alamgir on duty and the accompanying force were informed and they rushed to the spot and rescued the animal, and brought it to the police station. As there is no conservation system here, the animal is handed over to the forest department through the police super. A general diary has been kept at Kurigram Sadar Police Station in this regard. Diary No. 143.

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