Leopard Skin Seized In Odisha’s Boudh, Poacher Arrested

Boudh: The Special Task Force (STF) team seized a leopard skin and arrested a poacher during a raid at Ghantapada village under Kantamal police limits in Odisha’s Boudh district on Sunday.

The accused has been identified as Sachitan Nayak (28) of Khamalkol village under Baliguda police limits in Kandhamal district.

The STF team conducted the raid with the help of Kantamal Forest Range officials. The accused was detained and later handed over to Boudh forest officials for necessary legal action, an official release said.

In the last one year, the STF has seized 21 leopard skins, 11 elephant tusks, two deer skins, seven live pangolins and 15 kg pangolin scales and arrested 46 wildlife criminals.

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