Six held with tiger skin and skeleton of cub

Erode: Six persons were arrested and a tiger skin and skeleton of a tiger cub seized near Perundurai here, forest department sources said today.

The seizure was effected after forest officials stopped a car during a vehicle check on the Perundurai-Kochi National Highway on Saturday.

Four persons in the car and two others standing near the car were arrested while two other car occupants managed to give the slip, police said.