DANG — Left alliance candidate and UCPN-Maoist Centre leader Krishna Bahadur Mahara has won parliamentary elections from Dang Constituency No 2.
He defeated his closest rival Raju Khanal of Nepali Congress (NC) with 14145 votes.
Mahara secured 39,959 votes while his closest rival Nepali Congress’ Raju Khanal obtained 26,036 votes.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