Rayagada, Oct 2: Muniguda Forest department sleuths with the leadership of department ranger conducted a raid and seized a leopard hide.
The forest personnel also arrested one wildlife smuggler in this connection and seized two country made guns from his possession.
The accused smuggler has been identified as Kitana Andhikia. Another aid of Andhikia escaped from the spot, said sources.
Upon receiving reliable information, the forest department officials conducted a raid in Kandulapada village under Muniguda range of the district and seized a leopard hide and arrested the accused person. The accused could not produce any document in support of possession of the skin, for which he has been arrested.