CBI convicts poacher for Sariska killings

A CBI special court in Jaipur has convicted wildlife poacher Kalya Bawaria, responsible for a series of killings of tigers and leopards in the Sariska tiger project in Alwar in Rajasthan. Bawaria has been sentenced to imprisonment for two years and five months and is currently in judicial custody facing trial in several wildlife poaching cases. CBI probe revealed that Kalya had linkages with several middlemen based in Rajasthan and Haryana through whom the skins of tigers and leopards were being traded with wildlife smuggler Sansar Chand.