Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thrusday arrested a person allegedly for poaching migratory birds in south Kashmir’s Awantipora.
A man has been arrested for poaching migratory birds and his 12-bore weapon seized, a police official said.
The accused identified as Ghulam Haider resident of Balhama Pantha chowk, Srinagar.
“Police will recommend cancellation of license of the arrested person,” he added.
The accused was taken into custody follwoing a complaint regarding poaching of migratory birds in Meej Pampore.
Earlier, A police team from Police Station Pampore along with Wild life authorities arrested raided the spot and arrested the alleged poacher.
A case FIR number 94 of 2020 under section 51 wildlife protection Act. stands registered against the accused in Police Station Pampore, reads the statement.