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STF seizes leopard skin, arrests seven persons

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

The (STF) of Crime Branch of Odisha Friday seized four leopard skin and arrested seven persons allegedly involved in smuggling of banned items, a officer said.

A team of acting on tip-off raided a lodge at Kuchinda in district where seven people were planning to sale the leopard skin.

The arrested persons were identified as Sanjay Bagh, Sunil Kallu, Dusraj Patel, and of Laikara in Jharsuguda and Minaketan Mundu and Kumad Bara of Mahulpulli in

Crime Branch Bilasini Nayak said the seven persons were arrested under Wild Life (protection) Act, 1972 and other sections of IPC.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 21:45 IST