75 Rose-ringed parakeets rescued

District Forest Department personnel rescued 75 rose-ringed parakeets, caged by a woman for sale near the New Bus Stand here on Tuesday.

Based on a tip-off about the sale of birds, District Forest Officer R. Murugan sent a team to the New Bus Stand and found the woman selling the birds. The woman identified as Jayalakshmi from Tiruchi was arrested and a case was registered against the woman under the Wildlife Protection Act.

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