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Soon, human skin will be traded, thunders Supreme Court

 

Mudit Agarwal

October 4th, 2010
New Delhi The Supreme Court on Monday expressed concern over declining population of tigers and lashed out at notorious poacher Sansar Chand, who has been convicted for trading animal’s body parts, saying a day would come soon when human skin will be traded for commercial purposes.

“You are selling the skin of tigers and leopards. Tomorrow, you would sell even human skin. In this way, the population of tigers and leopards would be wiped out in the country. There would be no tiger left in Sariska,” a bench of Justices Markandey Katju and T S Thakur said while dealing with the appeal of Chand.

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