Wednesday, April 26, 2006

TANTRIK ARRESTED

TANTRIK  ARRESTED

 

NEW DELHI, APR 26 (PTI)

A 70-year-old tantrik (holy man) was sent to 14 days' in jail by a Delhi court after seizure of several banned wildlife articles from his ashram complex.

 

Hari Bat Dutt alias Tiger Baba, a self-styled holy man, was arrested recently from his ashram at Trikoni Dham here by the State Wildlife Department and sent to judicial custody till May 9 by Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sanjeev Jain.

 

A case has been registered against him under the relevant sections of the Wildlife (Protection) Act.

 

The Wildife officials also confiscated the several banned articles used as trophies in the ashram, including wild pig teeth, tiger and leopard nails, leopard and deer skins.

 

The court ordered all the articles to be sent for analysis at the Wildlife Institute of India in Dehradun.

 

http://www.outlookindia.com/pti_news.asp?id=380551

For the cats,

 

Carole Baskin, CEO of Big Cat Rescue

an Educational Sanctuary home

to more than 100 big cats

12802 Easy Street Tampa, FL  33625

813.493.4564 fax 885.4457

http://www.BigCatRescue.org MakeADifference@BigCatRescue.org

Sign our petition here:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/344896451?ltl=1140270431

 

This message contains information from Big Cat Rescue that may be confidential or privileged. The information contained herein is intended only for the eyes of the individual or entity named above.  You are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, disclosure, and/or copying of the information contained in this communication is strictly prohibited. The recipient should check this e-mail and any attachments for the presence of viruses. Big Cat Rescue accepts no liability for any damage or loss caused by any virus transmitted by this e-mail.

 

No comments: