One Tiger Skin, 3 Leopard Skins Seized By WCCB In Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: Three leopard skins and one tiger skin were seized and four persons were arrested in a raid conducted by a team of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) in Kalahandi district.

The WCCB team in association with forest officials of Gariaband district of neighbouring state Chhattisgarh and of Nuapada and Kalahandi districts in Odisha laid a trap to nab the wildlife criminals.

The officials posed as buyers and nabbed the accused from Sagada area in Kalahandi (South) Forest Division. The wildlife criminals are reportedly active in Odisha, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal.

Nitish kumar, DFO(North), Kalahandi