Over 500 pigeons rescued from train in Odisha

Bolangir: Railway Protection Force (RPF) officials of Bolangir rescued 550 pigeons illegally being transported in Howrah-Jagadalpur Samaleswari Express today .

Acting on a tip-off, the RPF official at Balangir railway station conducted a raid on Howrah-Jagadalpur Samaleswari Express at about 11 AM. The officials rescued 550 pigeons kept in seven baskets from the general compartment of the train.

The officials also detained a person in this connection and handed the accused as well as birds over to Bolangir forest officials for further course of action.

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