Wayanad: A gang consisting of six individuals has been apprehended for attempting to sell ivory at a private lodge in Mananthavadi. The arrest was made during an inspection carried out by the forest department’s flying squad, acting on confidential information provided by the department’s intelligence team.
It has been reported that among the six individuals, there are Malayalis. A one-meter-long piece of ivory was confiscated from the suspects. Preliminary investigations suggest that the accused, who are originally from Karnataka, were apprehended while attempting to transfer the ivory to a group of Wayanad residents.