Man held with 2 panther hides

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Jun 21, 2014 11:55 IST

A team of Haryana wildlife department arrested a person for smuggling two panther hides. Acting on a tip off, wildlife officials deployed teams in areas bordering Himachal Pradesh and caught Chaman Lal, a resident of Sirmaur district of HP for carrying two panther hides.

The accused was arrested under Wildlife Protection Act – 1972. He was presented before a special environment court, Kurukshetra, which sent him to 14-day police custody.

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