KATHMANDU — The government has strongly urged its southern neighbor Indian not to rehash Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel’s infiltration in Nepali territory later on.
Issuing a press statement today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has said that 13 SSB personnel with weapons entered in a town at Kechna VDC Ward No 4, Khutta Muni of Jhapa district at around 7:00 in the Sunday morning.
Expressing serious concern over the incident, the government has asked India ‘to ensure that such occurrences are not repeated in future’.
“While expressing serious concerns over the entry of the SSB personnel into the Nepalese territory along with weapons, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged the Indian authorities, through the Embassy of India in Kathmandu, to ensure that such incidents are not recurred in future,” the press statement issued by MoFA reads.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