Articles about Wildlife Crime Control Bureau

Largest seizure in Mumbai: Woman held for smuggling 523 tortoises

07 Sep 2018

Mumbai
Largest seizure in Mumbai: Woman held for smuggling 523 tortoises

A 42-year-old was intercepted at a Mumbai station yesterday afternoon and a whopping 523 tortoises were retrieved from her.

On Wildlife Crime Bureau's convict list, Salman gets 39th spot

26 Apr 2018

Entertainment
On Wildlife Crime Bureau's convict list, Salman gets 39th spot

Salman Khan's conviction in the blackbuck poaching case has got him listed in the convicts' section of the official website of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB).

Monkey creates nuisance at Mumbai Police headquarters, bites one

08 Feb 2018

Mumbai
Monkey creates nuisance at Mumbai Police headquarters, bites one

In a bizarre incident, a monkey on Wednesday breached the security cover and found its way to the Mumbai police headquarters premises, at Crawford Market.

Pilibhit locals faking fatal tiger attacks for compensation?

04 Jul 2017

India
Pilibhit locals faking fatal tiger attacks for compensation?

Authorities suspect a bizarre trend going on in UP's Pilibhit. Villagers are believed to be sending the elderly into the forests as tiger prey, then shifting the bodies to the fields and claiming compensation from the government.

Delhi firm shells out Rs. 16lakh for car number '0001'

23 Jun 2017

Delhi
Delhi firm shells out Rs. 16lakh for car number '0001'

A Delhi-based firm paid Rs. 16 lakh to the transport department for a vanity plate bearing car registration number '0001' in an e-auction last week.

300 endangered tortoises worth $300,000 seized at Kuala Lumpur airport

16 May 2017

World
300 endangered tortoises worth $300,000 seized at Kuala Lumpur airport

Malaysian authorities managed to foil a smuggling attempt and seized 330 of the most endangered tortoises at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).