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RAB rescues 1,451 birds in Feni

  • Published at 07:52 pm November 24th, 2016
  • Last updated at 08:19 pm November 24th, 2016
RAB rescues 1,451 birds in Feni

RAB arrested three smugglers – Ruhul Amin, Rony Talukder and Atiar Rahman – during the operation on Thursday morning.

A tally of the rescued birds showed the rescued were – 302 munias, 75 shaliks, 24 totas and 1,050 parrots.

RAB-7 Commander Shafayat Jamil said: “These birds were rescued cages hidden in different parts of Feni” when he spoke to the press on Thursday.

He also said that a case has been filed against the three arrested persons while the birds have been handed over to the district's forest department authority.

Feni Forest Department Officer SM Kaisar later said the birds have been released into the forests where they belong.