BIRGUNJ — Industrialist Suresh Kedia, who was abducted from Bara on Thursday, was freed on Sunday, security agency in Nepal and India said.
Birgunj-based businessperson Suresh Kedia was abducted by an unidentified armed group from Bariyarpur of Bara district on Thursday evening after shooting and hurting his driver.
According to the sources, Indian police has also arrested one person involved in the kidnapping while two others are said to be in large. Sources also said the kidnapping was done by an notorious gang from Bihar.
Kedia is a member from the famous Kedia Organization.Follow @gorkhapost
Three arrested with tiger hides
KATHMANDU- The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Tuesday arrested three persons in possession of tiger hides.
The CIB said that Man Bahadur Tamang of Shailung Rural Municipality in Dolakha; Lokmaya Gurung of Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality in Gorkha district and Amar Singh of Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality in Saptari district were arrested from Budhanilkantha in the capital city acting on a tip off about their involvement in smuggling of animals’ hides and skeleton.
All three have been sent to the Division Forests Office, Kathmandu for further actions. According to the Superintendent of Police Sudip Giri, the alleged would be booked as per the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1973 and CITES Convention, 1975.Follow @gorkhapost