Two held for bid to sell fake tiger skin

February 22, 2020 11:45 pm | Updated 11:45 pm IST - Hyderabad

The accused duo with the fake tiger skin, nails and teeth.

The accused duo with the fake tiger skin, nails and teeth.

Two persons from Old City who dressed up a goat skin and tried to pass it off as tiger skin for selling it with fake nails and teeth were apprehended by Hyderabad Commissioner’s Task Force (South) on Saturday. The accused were identified as Shaik Mohammed Mustaq (25) from Bahadurpura and Mohammed Abdul Kadeer (37) from Hafeez Baba Nagar.

The duo had coloured the goat skin to make it look like tiger hide and tried to sell it in the grey market to make a quick buck.

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