Mayurbhanj: Leopard hide has been recovered and four persons have been arrested in this connection at Chainebada village near Kantanali under Karanjia forest division.
As per sources, one Subash Sahoo of ward no-1o in the NAC had finalised a deal to sale the tiger hide to Ram Majhi at a local marker during the COVID-19 lockdown. Later Sahoo had handed over the tiger hide to Majhi.
Meanwhile, the police was tipped off regarding the illegal sale of the tiger hide and conducted a raid.
The four persons were arrested and a case also been registered in this regard.