DANG — A bomb was hurled targeting a Nepali Congress candidate of State Assembly ‘Kha’ of Dang Constituency-2, Bharat Bahadur Neupane, on Monday.
The improvised explosive device was hurled at a vehicle (Ra 1 Ja 612) that Neupane was travelling in at Sakram at 4:15 pm. He was en route to the district headquarters from Chhilikot of Tulasipur Sub-Metropolitan City-19.
The IED exploded some distance away from the vehicle. No casualty was reported in the incident, according to Nepali Congress, Dang.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