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Stag deer rescued

 THOUBAL | Nov 5, 2017

Source: Imphal Free Press

A stag barking deer was rescued today and later handed over to the Manipur Zoo.

The deer was rescued by Khumukcham Amarjit Meitei, son of Kh. Indramani Meitei of Kakching Khunou Umathen Awang leikai but later taken by the staff of Kakching Range office and Wangoo Lamkhai Beat office along with two honorary wildlife warden of Thoubal and Kakching district to hand it over to the zoo.

Range officer, Kakching, N. Mural Meitei has appreciated the villager for rescuing the wild animal and said that the person has obeyed the law under Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, under which killing of wild animals is punishable with imprisonment up to three years with a fine up to Rs. 25000 or with both. He further requested the general public not to kill animals but to save and inform immediately to the nearest Forest office for rescue.