Five alleged wildlife traders were arrested in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, and skins of tiger and leopard were seized from their possession, police said.
Three persons, who were in possession of leopard hide and bones, were arrested today on the outskirts of Kathmandu, the Nepalese capital.
Two persons were held with two pieces of leopard skin worth lakhs and 24 kgs of charas in Bageshwar district, about 320 kms from here, police said on Thursday.
Five persons have been arrested in three
separate cases and leopard skin and a tiger`s skeleton
recovered from them, forest officials said today.
Police in Chhattisgarh Wednesday arrested two people with leopard skins estimated to be worth Rs.800,000 in the international market.
Two men with leopard skins, worth over Rs 400,000, were arrested in Chhattisgarh, police said on Tuesday.
A college student was arrested in Chhattisgarh for carrying a leopard skin, an official said.
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