Leopard skin racket: 3 more arrested in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force of Odisha Crime Branch has arrested three more accused in smuggling of leopard skin, taking the number of arrested to 10.

“STF has arrested 3 more persons in the case related to illicit transport of leopard skin. They are being forwarded to the court of SDJM Kuchinda. They are involved in business of such prohibited items. Now total 10 persons have been arrested and forwarded in the case. Further investigation is on,” an official said.

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The accused arrested today have been identified as Narendra Ping, Manful Pradhan and Akhaya Bhoi.

Earlier, STF had taken four accused on a three-day remand. Following interrogation, they were forwarded to court on Friday.

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