Sambalpur/Sonepur: In a major breakthrough, Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch arrested a smuggler with a leopard skin near Sambalpur-Sonepur border on Tuesday.

According to reports, the STF conducted raid in Sambalpur-Sonepur border area and seized the leopard skin meant for illegal selling.

On the other hand, an STF official stated, "we had intelligence inputs of a leopard skin being smuggled into Sonepur. Our teams conducted raid on various places of Sambalpur-Sonepur border area."

"We seized the leopard skin and arrested the smuggler near Sonpore ITI. The arrested person is in our custody now." added the official.

(Edited By Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty)

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