Two held with tiger skins in Chhattisgarh

Two people were arrested in Chhattisgarh`s Bilaspur town with tiger skins, police said on Thursday.

Updated: Jun 10, 2010, 14:57 PM IST

Raipur: Two people were arrested in Chhattisgarh`s Bilaspur town with tiger skins, police said on Thursday.

The arrests Wednesday were made from the Sarkanda police station area, some 110 km from here.

Acting on a tip-off, Jhariram Sahu, 42 and his associate were arrested from two different localities of Bilaspur town.
Preliminary inquiries suggest that the two had poached a tiger in the Mandla forest circle in Madhya Pradesh close to the Chhattisgarh border.

IANS