During the last one year, a special drive against the wildlife criminals/poachers has been launched in which the STF has seized as many as 18 leopard skin, 9 elephant tusks, 2 deer skin, 5 live pangolin scales and arrested 36 wildlife criminals.
Rairangpur: Forest department officials on Thursday arrested one person for his alleged involvement in leopard skin smuggling racket in Mayurbhanj district. One leopard skin has been recovered from the possession of the accused who has been identified as Laxman Nayak. “It was an undercover operation which was on for the last six to seven months. […]