One man has been arrested and leopard skin has been recovered from him. The poacher is still being searched for.
Special Task Force (STF) arrested Sandeep Singh Charan, resident of Bedla for being in possession of leopard skin. The man who hunted down this leopard is being searched for by police and there are all the probabilites that the leopard was hunted down in Sajjangarh forest area.
A 6 feet long leopard skin has been recovered from Sandeep which seems to be of a 10 year old leopard. The layers of blood stains on the skin indicate that the leopard was hunted merely 10 to 15 days back and that it was hunted in Sajjangarh forest area. The skin also had some portions of nails of the leopard.
Sandeep revealed that he bought the skin for 2 lakh rupees from Karan who lives in Sisarma. Karan had hunted down this leopard and Sandeep was now in the process of selling this skin.The market value of leopard skin is 8 to 10 lakh rupees. Police is searching for Karan to find the details of this case.