A leopard skin was seized by officials from the Department of Forests, Ernakulam Flying Squad, from a person who was trying to sell it at Neryamangalam town.

Forest Department sources said that the leopard skin, valued roughly at Rs. 10 lakh in the market, was seized from one Shijo, hailing from Shantanpara in Idukki district. The skin was seized after the flying squad received a tip-off from the Forest Intelligence Department.

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