STF personnel seize two tiger skins, two traders held
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STF personnel seize two tiger skins, two traders held

Agency News

Bhubaneswar, June 8 : The personnel of the Special Task Force today seized two tiger skins and two deer skins in the Giripooja Forest of Daspalla in Nayagarh district and arrested two traders While one of the accused is a resident of Sakin village the other one hails from the Similisahi village of Daspalla.

Sources said cases U/S 379, 411, 120 (b) IPC rw 51 of Wildlife Protection Act 1972 were registered against the accused.Both the accused were produced before the JMFC court Daspalla The skins were sent to Wildlife Institute, Dehradun for chemical analysis. Acting on a tip off, the STF team conducted the raid and arrested the accused while they were trying to sell the skins. (UNI)

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