Thursday, November 8, 2012
Malda, November 7, 2012: 295 turtles of endangered soft shell corner species were recovered today at Gazole while being smuggled to south Dinajpur. Officer in charge (OC) of Gazole police station Sanjay Ghosh informed that 12 gunny bags closely tightened were found near a petrol pump at Gazole this afternoon.
As the locals doubted the contents having a bad smell, police were informed and turtles were recovered. Those turtles were handed over to the Adina deer forest authority.