A man was arrested under different sections of Wildlife Protection Act after thousands of painting burshes worth Rs two lakh made from hair of mongoose and squirrels were recovered here today.
People for Animal Haryana Chairman Naresh Kumar Kadyan had complained that manufacturer Rajinder Nath of Ashok Nagar Ambala cantonment was manufacturing brushes from hair of mongoose and squirrels after killing them.
Police also recovered brushes during raids from Shahbad. The Maheshnagar SHO with his team raided Rajinder's factory.
However, Rajinder and his wife Suman denied that they manufactured brushes made from hair. They said that they manufacturer nylon brushes and marketed them in the area.
However, a few brushes made from hair were purchased from Sherkot district Bijnaur in Uttar Pradesh. The couple alleged that they were implicated in false case.