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Two held for black marketing petrol

Gorkha Post



KATHMANDU — Two persons were arrested red-handed while selling petrol at a rate higher than the current market prince from Sinamangal of Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Som Bahadur Shrestha (33) from Jyalu-5 of Ramechhap district and Rajan Khadka (32) from Bayarban of Morang were held with 2,000 liter petrol and 70 liter lamp oil, according to police..

They duo were selling petrol at Rs 250 for per liter from the CG Guest House premises at Shambhu Marga of Sinamangal, KMC-9.

Police said further investigation is in underway.

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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.

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