Nowadays, there is a lot of shocking news and now recently, there has been shocking news once again. In fact, a rare turtle of 25 kg has been found near the Agra railway station and this turtle was tied to a rope and kept locked in a sack. In this case, it is being reported that this turtle belongs to a rare species living in freshwater in South Asia. This turtle is quite different in appearance from other turtles. With this, this turtle has been recovered by the team of Wildlife SOS. According to the information received, this turtle of rare species is in great demand abroad and the price of its meat and its chips is up to lakhs of rupees per kg.
There is also a provision of punishment of 3 to 7 years if caught smuggling it. In fact, near Agra railway station, this turtle was found locked in a sack and in such a situation, it is believed that the smugglers left it here for fear of being caught and fleeing. Nilsonia Gangtis and Chitra Indica in Pinhat in Agra and Gyanpuri and Bansari in Etawah adjoining the Chambal river are the three species that are used to make chips. He told that the skin of the turtle's stomach is called as the placenta.
These are the plastic chips made. That being said, the plastic is cut off to make chips. Then it is boiled and dried. Nilsonia Gangtis and Chitra Indica, caught in Gyanpuri and Bansari, sell the chips of the turtles for 5 thousand rupees per kg who catch the turtles and make their chips. From Etawah, Pinhat, these chips are transported to 24 Parganas, from where they are smuggled to Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. Smugglers tell that after reaching these three countries, the price of chips reaches 2 lakh rupees.