Cuttack: The Special Taskforce (STF) of the State Crime Branch busted a leopard skin smuggling racket in Deogarh district on Thursday evening. Three persons, son of retired Prison Department official were arrested in this connection.
Acting on a tipoff, the STF personnel raided Barkote area in Deogarh districts and arrested three persons while they were trying to sell leopard skin.
The STF personnel also seized a seven-ft long leopard skin from their possession.
Further investigation is on the case.