Smuggling gang busted, 327 turtles seized on Friday

The Special Task Force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh Police busted a wildlife smuggling gang operating from Etawah district on Friday and seized 327 turtles, police said.

Four members of the gang were arrested.

According to a STF official, the gang was smuggling turtles and was busted after a tip. The 327 turtles were kept in 10 sacks and hidden in the boot of a car.

IANS