UP STF claims to have nabbed man accused of killing tigress

An alleged wild life smuggler wanted in Madhya Pradesh was arrested today by the Uttar Pradesh police Special Task Force (STF) in Hapur district, officials said.

Suraj, wanted for killing a tigress and its cub in the Umariya forest in Madhya Pradesh, was arrested by the STF on a tip off, STF officials said.

"During interrogation he confessed to the crime and told the STF that to evade arrest he was hiding in Hapur," an official claimed.

The accused was later handed over to a team of MP forest department, he added.

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