Angul: Forest Department arrested seven persons including three women and seized venison and deer hide from Satkosia Wildlife Sanctuary in Angul on Monday.
According to sources, all the accused belong to Kolha Sahi.
They had hunted a deer in the sanctuary on Sunday.
On bring informed, Forest Department officials reached the spot and arrested them, while they were butchering the animal.
The officials seized venison weighing 8-10 kg and deer hide from their possession.