Assam deer meat
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Guwahati: Three persons were apprehended from the Mathgharia area of the city for allegedly selling venison or deer meat.

The accused were apprehended by officials of the forest department based on specific inputs.

The department seized body parts of the deer from an apartment they were camping in.

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The apprehended persons were identified as Shyam Chandra Rai, Arman Puramanik and Mohammad Sahil.

Officials informed that the three will be interrogated to track where they found the deer.

They will also be probed to check if they are linked with poaching.

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A case was lodged against the, under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

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