Forest dept recovers tiger skin arrests two persons

  • | Thursday | 23rd January, 2020

Kolkata: The state Forest department on Thursday recovered the skin of a Royal Bengal tiger and arrested two persons from a hotel located under Anandapur police station area near Kasba. The duo had put up at the hotel to strike up a deal for selling the skin. "We have recovered the full skin of a Royal Bengal tiger from the duo. We are interrogating them to ascertain how they had procured the skin and to whom they were trying to dispose it," said Rajib Banerjee, state Forest minister. A senior forest officer informed that one of the arrested persons is a resident of Kasba area, while another hails from North 24-Parganas.

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