Further, a case has been registered under relevant sections of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Thane, Deepak Deoraj said: "We did patrolling in the area and set a trap after getting information that two men are coming from Raigarh to Thane to sell a pangolin. We caught them while they were dealing with a client on Tuesday. The pangolin worth around Rs 40 lakh in the international market has been seized from them."
Investigations are underway.
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