May 18, 2021

Tentulberia Police Bravely Stopped Bird Poaching

While performing operational duty, troops of BOP Tentulberia, under BSF headquarters Kolkata seized eight Helmeted Curassow birds which are endangered species. The seized birds were​ handed over to Alipore Zoo, Kolkata.

During the year 2019, 17,687 birds of endangered species category and 149 tortoises were rescued by Border Security Force. Till date in year 2020, 2113 birds and 214 tortoise have successfully been rescued from the clutches of smugglers.