Lucknow: A person allegedly involved in wildlife smuggling and carrying a cash reward of Rs 20,000 on his head, was arrested on Wednesday by the Special Task Force of Uttar Pradesh police in Agra district, a home department spokesman said here.

Brijesh Upadhyay was arrested from a bus stop following a tip off, they said. Upapdhyay was accused of being involved in smuggling of snakes, lizards and tortoise for the 20-25 years, they added.