CID sleuths rescue jackal pup, star tortoise from farmhouse owned by advocate

CID sleuths rescue jackal pup, star tortoise from farmhouse owned by advocate

Submitted by Kumuda on Tue, 2017-02-21 13:07 Bengaluru: Sleuths from CID forest cell raided a farmhouse allegedly owned by an advocate and rescued birds and animals from his farm in Kaggalipura police station limits, on Monday. The farm ‘Drona Nature and Adventure Academy’ had jackal pup, two star tortoise, one flap shell turtle, two parakeets and 50kgs of sandalwood. Farm manager Swamy has been arrested as the advocate was not present at the farm during the raid. Manager Swamy said to have alleged before the CID cops that the farm house was frequently visited by judges and senior police officials. "It is learnt that the advocate claimed that he had valid documents to keep those animals in his farm house. However, we want to check the documents,” said Balarame Gowda, DySP, CID forest cell. The police have slapped a case of violation of Wildlife Protection Act against the manager.