Five held for smuggling tiger, leopard claws

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Buldhana, Jul 15 (PTI) Five persons have been arrested in Maharashtra's Buldhana district for allegedly smuggling tiger and leopard claws.

Three of them were arrested on July 13 from Nandura and 10 claws of tigers and leopards were seized from them, said a forest official on Thursday.

The forest department had got information from the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, Mumbai about smuggling of tiger and leopard claws in the district, he said.

Two more persons were arrested on Thursday from Jalgaon Jamod in the district, he said, adding that a court remanded all five in the custody of forest officials. PTI COR CLS KRK KRK KRK

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