Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a hideout in Kharpa village last evening and arrested the man, identified as Farooq, for killing the endangered animal in a forest area, Kannod police station in-charge Vishwadeep Singh Parihar said.
The police also seized 11 kg meat of the blackbuck and its skin from the man's possession, he said.
The police also seized a sickle and an axe apparently used to kill the animal, he said.
A case was registered against the accused under relevant sections of the Wildlife Protection Act.
The police launched a search for Farooq's associate, Parihar added.
The blackbuck, also known as the Indian antelope, is an endangered species protected under the Wildlife Act.
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