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8 deer horns seized from woman at MIA

8 deer horns seized from woman at MIA


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, July 27, 2018: Eight deer horns were   found in the bag of a woman at the Mangaluru International Airport recently. The Police have registered a case against  the woman’s father who had come to see off his daughter.


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It has been gathered that the 56 year old woman who is a  US citizen was scheduled to  leave for Bengaluru from here and from there to the US. However when her luggage passed through the scanner  officials grew suspicious. On checking they found  the deer horns. On questioning, she  said she was taking it to the US to use it for decorative purpose at her home. The officials who believed her  let her off and allowed her to travel to Bengaluru. The forest officials were informed and subsequently  they seized the deer horns.


The woman’s father is learnt to have confessed before the officials that the deer horns were kept in his daughter’s bag  to use it for decorative purpose and also that they were unaware that this was unlawful and one needs permission from the Forest department to  keep such things at home.  The person has been booked under Section 39 of the Wildlife Protection Act.


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