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AR group for action against wildlife law violation

An animal rights organisation has complained to the Principal Chief
Conservator of Forests regarding departmental inaction in cases of
blatant violation of wildlife laws in Dehradun.

In a letter submitted to the State, PCCF RBS Rawat, People For
Animals, Uttarakhand member secretary and co-opted member of Animal
Welfare Board of India, Gauri Maulekhi, have demanded action against
officials who delay and provide time for the accused to escape action.

She pointed out that carcasses of 27 snakes including a freshly killed
King Cobra were recovered from the Toxicology Lab of the Himalaya
Institute of Medical Sciences on October 4 following which a case was
registered and the lab was sealed.

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