PUNE : The Faraskhana police have arrested a youth from Belgaum and seized a leopard skin valued at Rs 9 lakh from his possession. The suspect has been identified as Pravin alias PavyaManoharPatil (22), a resident of Omkar building Vijaynagar, Belgaum.
The Faraskhana police team led by assistant inspector Geeta Bagawade made the arrest.
Bagawade said that police constable Sunil Pawar received a tip-off that one person would be coming in Ganesh Peth with a leopard skin. “We laid a trap and nabbed Patil,” Bagawade said.