Two Czech Scientists arrested for doing a research in India

rhino beetle Because of their passion for science, the two Czech etymologists got into troubles with Indian law. Their crime was they collected beetles and larvas in Indian National Park. Right now, both of them are being held prisoner with the possibility of getting two to seven years of prison for collecting rare species in protected areas.

The arrested Czechs are employees of the Academy of Science, the Etymology branch. They are science workers so basically, they were doing a biological research. The Czech Government and the Academy backs our citizens in the court that that takes place on 7th July, and they hope Indians will understand their activity was not based on profit.