DHADING — The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Tuesday arrested three persons in possession of banned Pangolin scales in Gajuri Rural Municipality of Dhading district.
The arrestees have been identified as Jhanka Bahadur Adhikari, Bhim Bahadur Pandit and Ramji Bhujel, all residents of Gajuri Rural Municipality-7 in the district.
A team of CIB arrested the trio and seized the scales of endangered species, from Adamghat in Gajuri Rural Municipality while they were transporting the contraband from the village for sale, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ram Bahadur KC at the District Police Office, Dhading.
Meanwhile, further investigation into the smuggling case is underway and the case will be filed against the arrested ones as per the Wildlife Protection Act, informed police.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.