India: Three held with leopard skin in Hyderabad

PTI, 6 February 2010, 09:27pm IST

HYDERABAD: City Police arrested three persons from Lakdi-ka-pool here for attempting to sell Leopard skin and seized a hide from their possession.

K Hari Krishna, a native of Srikakulam district, K Mohan Rao and T Ramchander, both residents of Hyderabad, were nabbed on a tip-off, while they were trying to dispose off the Leopard’s hide to prospective customers for about Rs 5 lakh, Commissioner’s Task Force DCP V B Kamalasan Reddy said.

The trio had procured the leopard’s skin from Orissa and efforts were on to nab those who assisted them in getting the leopard skin, the police official said.

The trio were handed over to Saifabad Police to initiate necessary legal action under Wildlife Protection Act. Further investigations were on.

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