Two held with leopard skins in Odisha's Rayagada

  • Nov 08, 2023
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Rayagada, Nov 8:

The STF of Odisha police on Tuesday arrested two persons after recovering two leopard skins from their possessions at Tamparbiduni Chhak under Chandili police station limits in Rayagada district, said officials today.


The accused are-- Bikram Majhi and Raja Majhi of Suresi village under Chandrapur police station limits of the district.

During search two numbers Leopard Skin and other incriminating materials were recovered from their possession, informed officials.


The accused persons could not produce any authority in support of possession of such Leopard Skins, for which they have been arrested and will be forwarded to the Court of SDJM, Rayagada

. In this connection STF PS Case (27/2023) under Sections 379/411/120(B) IPC r/w. Section 51 of Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 was registered.

The skins will be send to Director WII, Derhadun for biological examination, said officials.

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