DANG — Police here have arrested a person in possession of the hide and teeth of rare wild animal, leopard.
Acting on a tip off of wildlife smuggling, a special police squad headed by Inspector at District Police Office, Dang, Dhana Dev Saud arrested Sunil Sunar, 20, with a leopard skin and eight teeth.Sunar was taken control from his rented house at Ghorahi sub-metropolis-17, Chaughera.
The District Police Office, Dang made him public with bodily parts of leopard by organizing a press conference at its office on Wednesday.
Preparations are underway to hand over the arrestee along with leopard hide and teeth to District Forest Office for further investigations, shared District Police Chief SP Durga Singh at the press conference.
The seized-leopard hide has the length of 5.11 feet and breadth of 4.3 fee
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.