DANG: Police arrested a person in possession of leopard hide and teeth from Ghorai Sub-Metropolitan City-17 of Dang district on Tuesday.

The arrested has been identified as Sunil Sunar (20) of Swargadwari Municipality-5 in Pyuthan district, currently living in Chaughera of Dang.

Acting on a tip-off, a special police team under the command of Inspector Dhana Dev Saud from District Police Office (DPO), Dang arrested Sunar along with leopard skin and eight leopard teeth from his possession.

The seized-leopard hide measures 5.11 feet in length and 4.3 feet in breadth.

The DPO police made Sunar public with bodily parts of leopard by organising a press conference at its office on Wednesday.

Preparations are underway to hand over the arrestee along with the confiscated leopard hide and teeth to District Forest Office for further investigations, shared District Police Chief SP Durga Singh at the press conference.