Maharashtra Forest Department and Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force have worked together on a mission of taking a fearful poacher into custody. A team from Melghat Tiger Reserve (MTR) has been sent to Jabalpur to take the custody of the poacher Yarlen and Kashish.
Yarlen and Kashish are known for their hunting and poaching business. These two were identified among the six poachers involved in hunting of a tiger and a sloth bear with the use of a steel trap in compartment 1032 near Khirkund village in Akot wildlife division in the year 2012.
Kailash was arrested by the MPSTF in the month of August this year, he was found in Kota, Rajasthan. Three fake voter id’s and Adhar Cards were seized from Yarlen when he was tracked down MPSTF. According to the officials of MPSTF Yarlen had recently settled near Gujarat-Vododara Highway. Yarlen also confessed that he has been involved in the poaching business since the age of 15. All long this period he had killed several tigers. Sloth bears and hundreds of wild boars and peacock as well. He even admitted that he consumed the private parts of the sloth bear to improve his sex drive.
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