Six poachers arrested

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Rishikesh, Feb 15 (PTI) The Uttarakhand Police todayarrested six suspected poachers and recovered a leopard skinand an elephant tusk from their possession.

The arrests were effected by a team of the specialtask force in Mohan range in Kalagarh forest division here,IGP Kumaun Ram Singh Meena said.

All the six, two of them hailing from Panipat inHaryana, were being interrogated, he said adding the policewere trying to find out if they were involved in the killingof three tigers here two years ago.

A leopard skin and an elephant tusk were seized fromthem, the IGP said.

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