The arrests were made from Mahasamund district, some 75 km from state capital Raipur.
"The Crime Branch arrested three people while they were waiting for a few others to hand over a bag filled with leopard skins," a source at the police headquarters told reporters.
They are believed to be members of an inter-state poaching gang.
Raipur: Three people were arrested in Chhattisgarh Wednesday with leopard skins worth Rs.10 lakhs in the international market, police said.
First Published: Wednesday, November 02, 2011, 13:37