The STF is the specialized wing of the Odisha police formed to curb organized crime in the state.
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. […]
Kalahandi: Just days after the Special Task Force of Crime Branch busted a leopard skin smuggling racket from Sambalpur, police have seized another leopard hide from Ambadola-Dhanrabhata road under Lanjigarh block of Kalahandi district early today morning. As per reports, a team of Biswanathpur police intercepted two persons travelling on a bike from Ambadola during […]
Bhubaneswar/Sambalpur: The samples of the leopard skins seized by the Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch in Kuchinda town of Sambalpur district on March 15 will be sent for forensic test to Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in Dehradun. According to sources, after the forensic test, the details regarding the poaching of the […]