Captured egrets from Dora Beel released back into the wild

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Guwahati: Following the capturing of egrets from Dora Beel under Kukurmara Whip Office, the Divison Forest Officer of Kamrup (West) informed that the egrets were released at Dora Beel on Monday.

Earlier, Minister for Surroundings and Forest, Parimal Suklabaidya took up the matter with CCF, Hemkanta Talukdar, and asked him to take instant action.

On being inquired into, the DFO Ranjit Konwar informed that the area people saw two boys capturing egrets from Dora Beel on Monday and caught them red-handed and handed them over to the police. The police then handed over the two boys with 38 egrets to Kukurmara Whip Office under Kulsi Range.

The DFO informed that the egrets have been released at Dora Beel on Monday itself with the assistance of native NGO.

“As the boys are minors, the parents were summoned and after taking undertaking and statements, the boys were handed over to their parents,” the DFO stated.

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