Police arrests three with leopard skin «

Police arrests three with leopard skin

Police arrested three persons with leopard skin from Bhugol Park, New Road on Thursday.
Maheshram Auji (25) of Rodideval area in Pancheshwari Rural Municipality-6, currently residing in Airport area; Janak Mahara (34) of Dashrathchand Municipality-6 and Surendra Dayal (25) of Melauli Municipality-1, all residents of Baitadi district have been arrested, the Police said in a press note.
Acting on a tip-off, security personnel deployed from Metropolitan Crime Division, Teku, seized a leopard skin from them yesterday, according to police.
The alleged smugglers were handed over to the District Forest Office, Hattisar, on Friday. They will be tried under the National Park and Wildlife Act 1973, police said, adding that Leopard is one of the most common large Cats found in Nepal