469 birds rescued, 10 held

Staff Correspondent

20th January, 2019 10:56:34 printer

469 birds rescued, 
10 held

RAB members release different species of local birds in the capital’s Sangshad Bhaban area on Sunday after rescuing them from Abdullahpur area. —SUN photo

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Sunday recovered around 469 different species of birds during a special drive in the capital.

Besides, the RAB also arrested 10 persons involved in buying and selling the rare species of the country’s birds near Abdullahpur Bridge.

RAB Executive Magistrate Sarwar Alam said the law enforcement agencies rescued around 469 birds including – 71 parakeets, 185 Munias, 85 Indian mynas, 120 doves, 6 egrets, and 2 mynas during the drive from the spot.

Later, the law enforcement agencies made free the rescued birds at Crescent Lake adjacent to the Parliament house on evening.