Notorious tiger poacher and six accomplices sentenced to 7 years imprisonment14/02/2013 16:50:11 Responsible for the disappearance of tigers from Sariska
February 2013: A notorious Indian poacher, known as Juhru, along with his six accomplices, has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment and a fine of one million rupees in yet another case of tiger poaching at Sariska Tiger Reserve.
The case arises from the killing of a tiger by the ‘Juhru' in 2004, according to the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), who was assisted in the case; the maximum sentence was handed down by the Chief Judicial Magistrate.
‘Juhru' has been accused in at least 14 wildlife crime cases, including six cases of tiger poaching, and he has been convicted on at least two occasions of leopard poaching and in one case of tiger poaching, in 2003 again at Sariska. He was sentenced to five years each in the leopard cases, and seven years for the tiger case.
Responsible for the disappearance of tigers from Sariska