India: Leopard skin seized, five arrested

Bangalore, Feb 20, DH News Service

Forest cell sleuths of the police department arrested five persons with a leopard skin in Mandya district recently.

Police said, Prasanna (24), Ashok (25) and Murthy, all from Nagamangala, and Santosh (25) and Umesh (25) from Shivanahalli in Bangalore are the arrested. They were searching for a client when the police nabbed them. Police seized the skin and a van from their possession and booked them under the Wildlife Protection Act


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