New Delhi: Six rare species of turtles and a bottle of cobra venom worth crores were found in a bus of Uttar Pradesh Roadways in Shahdara on Monday. The intoxicating venom was to be used in the New Year rave party.

Investigations are in process as the police interrogated the bus driver, conductor and passengers in this regard.

According to the police, members of the People For Animals informed them of a miscreant travelling in a UP Roadways bus with rare turtles and cobra venom. The police stopped the bus at Shahdara and recovered the bag containing the turtles and the venom.

The police however failed to nab the accused.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (North-East Delhi) Sanjay Kumar Jain said, “The owner of the bag has not been traced so far.”