Two held for killing blackbuck
    Aurangabad, July 11 (PTI) Two persons were arrested in
Maharashtra's Aurangabad district Thursday after pictures of
the blackbuck they had killed went viral on social media,
police said.
    According to an official of Virgaon police station,
the accused killed the animal, a protected species, at
Shirasgaon in Vaijapur tehsil.
    They planned to cook its meat and have a party.
    Hunting blackbucks is prohibited under the Wildlife
Protection Act.
    As the pictures went viral, police and forest
officials rushed to the spot and arrested the two men and
seized the carcass.
    The names of the accused were not disclosed. PTI COR

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