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48 turtles seized from express train

Press Trust of India  |  Malda (WB) 

Altogether 48 turtles were seized from a reserved coach of an express train at Malda Town station in the district today, RPF officials said.

During a routine check in the Anand Bihar-Malda Town Weekly Express upon its arrival at the station, RPF personnel stumbled upon two bags containing the reptiles in the S-5 coach.


There was no claimant for the bags.

The officials said the turtles were of a rare variety, but could not provide details.

The turtles were later handed over to the forest department.

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 23:00 IST
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