On the basis of the news from secret sources, forest workers led by Belakoba Ranger Sanjay Dutt had launched a campaign and arrested a youth with leopard skins near Oodlabari. The arrested youth has been named as Ashish Chhetri.
It is known that the forest workers stopped the vehicle while running a campaign based on information received from secret sources and recovered leopard skins from it. It has been reported that the leopard skins were being taken for smuggling in Bhutan. The cost of the leopard skins recovered is about Rs. 3,20,000.