Guwahati: A poacher from Assam who was accused of being involved in the killing of a one horned man was arrested from Kerala on Thursday.
Asmat Ali was absconding since January 19 after killing a Rhino in the periphery of Assam’s Kaziranga National Park.
He was arrested by the Kerala Police based on information shared by the Assam Police.
The accused was declared absconding by Assam Police and a reward of Rs 2 lakh was announced on information leading to his arrest. He was arrested from Vaniyambalam near Wandoor town in Malappuram.
The Assam Police on February 2 released photographs of three persons accused of being involved in the case announcing a cash reward of Rs 2 lakh for any leads.
Special DGP of Assam Police, GP Singh said the three are wanted for rhino poaching. The wanted persons have been identified as Abdul Matin, Ataur Rahman and Asmat Ali. The arrested persons, Asmat Ali from Milanpur in Biswanath district.