TITLE

Shoot poachers on sight, park staff told

PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Evening Standard;5/23/2012, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
WILDLIFE reserve rangers have been granted official permission to kill poachers by an Indian state. Its "shoot on sight" policy is aimed at halting the growing threat to species such as tigers and elephants. The Maharashtra government says the killing or injuring of suspected hunters by guards policing animal reserves will not be considered a crime.
ACCESSION #
75504236

 

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