Thoubal, May 10;
Volunteers of Joint co-ordination committee on wildlife and Biodiversity (JCCWB) Manipur- a joint team of Wildlife and Biodiversity Conservation Committee (WBCC) and Unique Wildlife Protection Committee (UWLPC) confiscated 16 nets and rescued 1 live and 7 dead birds from the Ikopat and Leishangthem Khong area of Thoubal District. According to a press statement issued by Convenor Romes Ningthoujam, the raid was conducted after receiving reports of illegal poaching from a reliable source and the volunteers rushed to the spot at around 3 am under the supervision of Thoubal SP Dr S. Ibomcha and Ningombam police out post SI O. Rabikanta.
Rabi Takhellambam, a resident of Kairembikhok Mayai Leikai, ThoubaI District has been in the field of Journalism for more than 10 years. Rabi, is well known for his reporting from Thoubal side and Indo-Myanmar border. Rabi is also a member of All Manipur Working Journalist Union, the parent body of Journalist Union in Manipur. He can be contacted by email at [email protected]