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Nagaland DC warns public on arrival of birds Amur Falcon
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Nagaland DC warns public on arrival of birds Amur Falcon

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Kohima, Nov 05: The Deputy Commissioner of Longleng district M Shayung Phom has notified that the world-wide migratory birds Amur Falcon are protected under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, and trapping, killing and selling of Amur Falcon is a criminal offence punishable under Section 51 of the Act.

According to a statement today the Deputy Commissioner notified that trapping, killing and selling of Amur Falcon is a criminal offence punishable with three years rigorous imprisonment or with a fine of Rs 25,000 or both under Section 51 of the Act.

Mr Phom directed the administrative officers, concerned departments, Village Councils, Ward Presidents and NGOs of Longleng to give wide publicity to the mass under their respective jurisdiction and the general public directed to comply to the restraining order with strict compliance, it said. (UNI)