4 nabbed for timber smuggling in Kanchanpur
BHIMDUTTANAGAR: Four persons were arrested for their alleged involvement in timber smuggling from Sukhadghat, Baisebichuwa VDC-1 of Kanchanpur district.
The suspects have been identified as Sojit Tamang of Punarbas-11, Ram Bahadur Gurung and Milan Rana of Punarbas -7 and Narayan Rana of Shankarpur-1.
They were preparing to load the timber onto a cart when the forest guards caught them.
A country-made pistol and two bullets were confiscated from their possession, the Area Forest Office, Nauranga, said.