KATHMANDU: Police arrested two persons in possession of clouded leopard hides from Kathmandu Metropolitan City-32 on Wednesday.

Police have identified the arrestees as Indra Kumar Tamang (16) and Raj Kumar Tamang (17), both residents of Bhakundebesi in Kavrepalanchok district.

According to police, a team of police deployed from Koteshwor-based Metropolitan Police Range arrested the duo with wild cat hides during a security check at Jadibuti yesterday.

Meanwhile, further investigation into the case is underway, police said.