Golden Eagle, Red Sand Boa Worth Rs 5.25 Crore Seized In Madhya Pradesh, 10 Arrested: Police

Performing on a tip-off, a joint raid was carried out at a lodge, police mentioned (Representational)


A uncommon golden eagle and a crimson sand boa cumulatively price over Rs 5.25 crore have been seized on Tuesday in a joint operation by the state’s forest division and particular job pressure (STF) in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, an official mentioned.

Performing on a tip-off, a joint raid was carried out at a lodge on Bypass Street during which 10 individuals, together with 4 ladies, have been arrested, he mentioned.

“The golden eagle is price Rs three crore within the worldwide market whereas the sand boa snake will fetch Rs 2.25 crore,” STF Ujjain wing’s Superintendent of Police Gitesh Kumar advised reporters on Tuesday.

“The eagle is used for occult actions whereas the two-mouthed crimson sand boa is used to make medicines. Ten individuals have been arrested and two four-wheelers have been seized,” Mr Kumar knowledgeable.

These held are Rekha Dharavania (40), Rashmi Yadav (34), Sudha Pandey (34), Nilima Mali (26), Karan Mali (28), Vaibhav Chouhan (22), Manoj Giri (47), Chetan Khandelwal (32), Mukesh Shrivastava (44) and Rajkumar Malviya (25), the SP mentioned.

The golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) is a chicken of prey largely discovered within the northern hemisphere, with a number of cultures relating to them with reverence.

The crimson sand boa (Eryx johnii) is on the centre of superstitious beliefs that it could possibly carry good luck in addition to treatment terminal ailments.

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