A SARISKA, UN BRACONNIER ET SIX COMPLICES ONT ETE CONDAMNES A SEPT ANS DE PRISON (Times of India, ce jour).
JAIPUR: Notorious poacher Juhru and his six accomplices were sentenced to seven years' imprisonment and a fine of Rs one lakh in a tiger poaching case at recently.
The case pertains to the killing of a tiger by the accused in 2004, said Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) lawyer Koushal Bhardwaj, who was assisting the prosecution. The accused were awarded maximum sentence by additional chief judicial magistrate - 1 on January 24.
An accused in 14 wildlife cases, including six cases of tiger poaching, was previously convicted in at least two cases of leopard poaching and one case of tiger poaching in 2003 at . He was sentenced to five years each in the leopard cases, and seven years for the tiger case.
"He was one of the main persons responsible for the disappearance of tigers from Sariska," said Ashok Kumar, vice-chairman, WTI. " are generally awarded concurrently under our law. However, should be serving for all these killings," he said.
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