57 poachers surrender arms in Assam's Bodoland days ahead of World Rhino Day
A day after Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswasarma burned 2,479 rhino horns seized from different parts of the state, as many as 57 poachers surrendered their arms and wildlife parts near the Raimona National Park in Assam’s Bodoland Territorial Region. The surrender came a couple of days ahead of World Rhino Day. United Peoples Party Liberal chief Pramod Boro said Rs. 50,000 ex-gratia was given to the poachers.