Tiger Skins Seized in Pilibhit
7 August 2006
The Uttar Pradesh forest department seized 2 tiger skins and 1 kg tiger bone on 5 August 2006.
The skins, which were 10 feet and 11 feet long, were recovered near the
Mala railway station in Pilibhit district, from a man of Bangladeshi
origin. Two other men, also of Bangladeshi origin, managed to escape.
The Forest Department is carrying out investigations into the source of
the skins and the whereabouts of the two absconders.