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poaching; government; investigation; lions; India; medicinal; trade; enforcement
The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and Gujarat government on a petition seeking CBI investigation into the killing of lions in Gir forest by poachers allegedly for selling their bones for making medicines in China.
A Bench headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan issued notices to them on the petition also asking for taking measures to check the dwindling lion population in the country.
The PIL filed by Chennai-based advocate G Rajendran, popularly known as