Tiger and Leopard Skins Seized in Madhya Pradesh
24 August 2006
The Madhya Pradesh Forest Department seized one tiger skin and one
leopard skin on the night of 23 August 2006. Four people were arrested.
Mr. Hafizulla Khan, the Range Officer of Piplod, in Burnhanpur
division, headed the raid. From the condition of the skins, it appears
that the animals were killed within the last five months.
Following leads generated during the interrogation of the suspects, the
Maharashtra Forest Department has also been contacted for follow-up
action. WPSI is assisting in the investigations..