Mandi, July 20
One person was arrested with leopard skin, nails and teeth at Sarkaghat in Mandi. The accused was identified as Ram Singh, a native of Sarkaghat in Mandi district.
On a tip-off, the police raided a hotel at Sarkaghat and nabbed the accused along with the animal skin. The police have seized two skins of leopard, 14 nails and 10 teeth.
As per the police, the accused was involved in this illicit trade since long and selling the skin of leopard and other body parts to customers. However, the exact details were yet to be found out.
Mandi SP Shalini Agnihotri said a case was registered under Section of 51 of the Wildlife Protection Act at Sarkaghat police station in Mandi. — TNS
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