Web series rekindles interest in poacher Kolkata Thankachy

The web series, 'Poacher', puts Thankachy, the woman facing charges of poaching and ivory trade, back on focus.

BySouth First Desk

Published Mar 11, 2024 | 2:16 PMUpdatedMar 11, 2024 | 2:16 PM

Kolkata Thankachy

The last time officials of the Kerala Forest Department saw Sindhu CS Babu aka Kolkata Thankachy was in 2019. She then disappeared without a trace. A recent eight-part web series, ‘Poacher’, rekindled interest in Thankachy, who continued her family’s ivory trade, albeit illegally. Thankachy’s disappearance five years ago had put the brakes on a high-profile inquiry into a case.

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