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Two smugglers held with antelope horns

Press Trust of India  |  Kishanganj (Bihar) 

SSB personnel today arrested two smugglers with antelope horns in Bihar's Kishanganj district, an official said.

Acting on a tip off, the SSB personnel intercepted a motorcycle and arrested the two smugglers with a sack of antelope horns, the deputy commandant of 12th battalion of SSB Kumar Sundaram said.

The two had brought the seven pieces of antelope horns from for delivery to a client, he said.

The horns weigh three kg and have been valued at Rs 42 lakh in the international market, he said.

The motorcycle has been impounded, Sundaram said.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 20:33 IST