Tiger Skin Seized near Bandipur
25 August 2005
One tiger skin was seized by the Karnataka Police on the evening of 24
August 2005, near Bandipur Tiger Reserve.
The police recovered the skin during a routine vehicle check at Gundalpet
check-post. Two men have been arrested. One of the accused is a resident of
Karnataka. The other is an ex-serviceman, and belongs to Tamil Nadu. He is
believed to have strong connections with local politicians in the area.
The police are still investigating the case.