Balangir, Jan 19: A joint team of the Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch and Forest department arrested a youth and seized a live pangolin from his possession at Bargaon chhak in Balangir district on Wednesday.
The accused has yet to be ascertained. Acting on a tip-off, the team apprehended the accused at Bargaon chhak.
During the search, the pangolin and other incriminating articles were recovered from his possession.
Since 2020, 10 live pangolins have been rescued in Odisha.