Three arrested with red panda hides in Banke


January 28, 2021


Three arrested with red panda hides in Banke

Police parade three people arrested with red panda hides in Banke. (Photo: Nepal Police)

BANKE: Police have arrested three people from a hotel at Chappergauri in Kohalpur Municipality-12 of Banke with two hides of red panda.

The arrested are Dal Bahadur Shahi, 40, of Bheriganga Municipality-10 of Surkhet, Dhan Bahadur Shahi, 42, of Junichandi Rural Municipality-11 of Jajarkot and Bharat Bahadur, 33, of Kupindedaha Municipality-4 of Salyan.

A joint police team from Lumbini Province Police Office and Area Police Office, Kohalpur found them in room 113 of the hotel and arrested them along with hides hidden in a bag.

They have been sent to Banke National Park Office for further investigation and action, according to the District Police Office, Banke.