Maha: Two held with nails of tiger

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Chandrapur (Maha), Nov 4 (PTI) Two persons have been arrested from Chandrapur district in Maharashtra for possessing nails of a tiger, a Forest official said on Wednesday.

The accused duo, Roshan Lokhande and Sanjay Parchake, had removed ten nails of the big cat after it died of electrocution on a farmland in the Bramhapuri division, Deputy Conservator of Forest, Bramhapuri, Dipesh Malhotra said in a release.

The accused had chopped the carcass of the tiger and dumped the pieces into a river, Malhotra stated.

A local court remanded Lokhande and Parchake in the custody of the forest department for three days, he added. PTI CORR NSK NSK