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Indian police arrest forest guards over rhino poaching at park visited by Royals

William and Catherine visited the park last month

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Indian police said on Tuesday that they have arrested four forest guards on suspicion of helping to cover up rhino poaching in a national park visited by Britain’s Prince William and his wife last month. The arrests relate to an incident last year, but came as wildlife officials said a gang of poachers armed with automatic weapons had killed another rhino on Monday in the Kaziranga National Park in the northeastern state of Assam. The four arrested guards were suspected of covering up the killing of a rhino last November, revealed Kaziranga wildlife warden Suvasish Das. Police said they had…

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