A fire broke out at Itatar VDC-7 in the southern belt of the district today has brought on damages of property worth over Rs 500,000. A motorbike was also burnt in the incident.
The house of Ram Bilas Yadav and the motorbike (Sa 4 Pa 3504) kept at his home were completely destroyed in the inferno, said Dhamendra Paswan, a local.
Security personnel and local people had put their joint efforts to splash the fire, said the Siraha District Police Office.
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