Hunting Amur Falcon, air guns banned in TML

IMPHAL, 5th Oct: Taking into consideration of the arrival of Amur Falcon and their roosting season, which usually last from first week of October till the end of November, the district administration of Tamenglong has issued an advisory order regarding the existing ban on hunting, catching, killing and selling of Amur Falcon locally known as Akhuaipuina. The order issued by district magistrate of Tamenglong also banned use of all air guns in the district and informed owners to deposit the same with the respective village authorities till the flock leaves their roosting place or till November 30. It further instructs village authorities to submit report of collection of air guns to the office of the district magistrate by October 25 while informing that violators would be punished as per law.

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