Six held with leopard skins in Uttarakhand
Six persons were and two leopard skins seized from them in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district.india Updated: Jul 10, 2010 21:29 IST
Six persons were apprehended by forest officials and two leopard skins seized from them in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district.
Acting on a tip-off, forest officials conducted a raid at Nandprayag area in the district and apprehended the six poachers, officials said.
During interrogation, the men said they had come to Nandprayag for selling the leopard skins to a person. The six were booked under Wildlife Protection Act, the officials said, adding that efforts are on to nab the person to whom the leopard skins were to be delivered.