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Youth arrested with golden tortoise in Kathmandu


05 May 2022  

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KATHMANDU: Police have arrested a youth in possession of a golden tortoise from Chabahil in Kathmandu on Thursday.

The arrested has been identified as Ashish Thapa Gharti, 23, a permanent resident of Kirtipur Municipality-8 and currently residing in Sankhu of Shankharapur Municipality.

Police recovered a golden tortoise from a bag carried by Thapa from Khotang Halesi Guest House in Chabahil.

Acting on a tip-off that the tortoise was being sold for Rs two million, a team of Kathmandu Valley Crime Investigation Office, Minbhawan, nabbed Thapa.

The police submitted the arrested along with the animal to Kathmandu District Forest Office for necessary investigation and action.

Publish Date : 05 May 2022 20:36 PM

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