3 held in city with tiger skin
Express News Service
The arrested trio has been identified as Ashish Kumar Tiwari, Rajesh Kumar Tiwari (both from
Police said the gang’s kingpin, Nilesh Singh, is still absconding, adding that Radhey Shyam is a hardcore criminal and had eight cases of murder and loot registered against him.
Police said besides killing deer and cubs in the forests of Siddhatnagar and selling skins in the international market, the gang was also involved in smuggling of Asthadhatu idols.
“Two member of the gang arrested on February 6 had told us that their other accomplices would be here this month. We laid a trap and arrested them,” SO (Gomti Nagar) Manoj Kumar Pant said.
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