Chickens destroyed

RAUTAHAT: Police arrested two persons for smuggling chickens from India at Aauraiya border in Gaur, Rautahat on Wednesday.

A police team deployed from Armed Police Force Border Outpost, Gaur, arrested Prabesh Sah and Moti Sah of Rajpur Pharhadawa, India, on Wednesday morning.

Inspector Chiranjibi Prasain of the outpost said the duo was arrested while they were ferrying the chickens illegally in a motorcycle with Indian number plate.

The confiscated chickens are worth Rs 30,000 at the current market price.

The chickens were buried in the presence of representatives from the livestock office, customs and security personnel.