Man arrested with red panda hide

KATHMANDU: A man was arrested with endangered red panda’s hide from Aryal Gaun, Gokarneshwor Municipality-14 on Tuesday.

The arrestee, 29-year-old Samin Ramtel from Jarayotar in Melamchi-7 of Sindhupalchok district, was arrested from his rented room with the hide, police said.

A team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Circle, Bouddha had nabbed him.

Police stated further investigation is underway.