Arunachal: Carcass of hog deer seized from Pasighat market

A team of frontline staffers from the Pasighat range office, headed by FRO O Jamoh, seized the carcass of a hog deer from the daily market in East Siang district on Saturday.

“Considering the upcoming Unying/Aran festival to check wanton killing of wild animals and birds, the Pasighat forest division is conducting intensive checks,” informed Pasighat DFO (Territorial) Tashi Mize.

He also informed that many locals have already surrendered their air guns to his office and his office has already initiated activities to encourage surrendering of air guns in the district, with the cooperation of the East Siang unit of the Adi Baane Kebang.

Later, the carcass was burnt after conducting official formalities, and the case is under investigation.