Three poachers held with leopard skins

Dehra Dun: Three poachers were arrested and as many leopard skins were recovered from there possession here on Friday, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Uttarakhand STF and police raided an area near Forest Research Institute on Chakrata road and arrested the trio identified as Atar Singh Chauhan, Subhash Dobhal and Mahendra Panwar, they said.

Three leopard skins, including that of a cub, were recovered from their possession, police said.