Karjelly Range Forest officials, in Kagaznagar Forest Division of Kumram Bheem Asifabad district, led by Forest Section Officer Iqbal Mohiuddin on Sunday arrested two poachers and seized the carcass of a chowsingha or four horned antelope (Tetracerus quadricornis) which they had killed. The officials were on routine patrol inside the forest when they noticed a motorcycle passing by under suspicious circumstances.
The officials gave a chase following which the duo — Bibbera Bapu Rao of Ginnelati village and Routu Tirupati of Karjelly — fled after hiding the carcass under dried grass. The officials located the gunny bag in which the dead animal was packed and later arrested the two poachers.
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