Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch today seized a leopard hide and arrested three persons in connection with the case.
The identities of the accused persons were not known immediately.
Acting on a tip-off, the STF conducted a raid at Baramunda area here and arrested the smuggler while a deal was underway.
Police have registered a case against the accused persons under the relevant sections of IPC and initiated a probe into the matter.
Earlier, on November 17, the STF had arrested one person in the Baramunda area and seized leopard skin from them.