Man held from Kirtipur with hides of tiger and leopard

KATHMANDU:  The Armed Police Force arrested a man in possession of a tiger hide and a leopard hide from Kirtipur on Tuesday.

The suspect has been identified as as Gyan Bahadur Rai (40) of Bhojpur. He apparently was looking for prospective buyers to sell hides of the conserved big cats.

Rai was arrested from Rato Gate of Kirtipur by an APF team deployed from the Kirtipur-based Kalinchok Bhagawati Battalion.