Performing on a tip-off, Particular Activity Power sleuths raided a village in Manmunda police station space and nabbed the alleged poacher, Odisha Crime Department (STF) Superintendent of Police Tejeswar Patel stated.
One leopard pores and skin, and arms and ammunition have been seized, he stated.
A case was registered underneath sections of the Indian Penal Code, Arms Act and Wildlife (Safety) Act, the officer stated.
The leopard pores and skin shall be despatched to the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun for chemical examination, he stated, including additional investigation is underway.
This was the fifteenth seizure of leopard skins within the state within the span of 1 yr. PTI AAM
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