The Criminal Investigation Department's Forest Cell on Sunday arrested 24-year-old Shiva of Koramangala for allegedly possessing two pieces of spotted deer pelt.

Following a tip-off, a CID team caught Shiva while he was attempting to sell the pelt in Rajendra Nagar here. The police said that Shiva had procured the pelt from Sugesh. The police have launched a search for Sugesh, who is said to have gone to Tamil Nadu.

A case has been registered with the Koramangala police.