Police have arrested four people with a rare golden tortoise from Solatee Dobato of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-13 on Saturday evening.

The arrestees have been identified as Sanjay Tamang, Prakash Khati, Raj Kumar Tamang, and Hari Pariyar from different parts of the country, currently residing in Kathmandu.

Acting on a tip-off a team of police arrested them and confiscated Rs 36,655 from the group, informed Metropolis Police Range, Kathmandu.

Following the preliminary investigation, they have been sent to the Division Forest Office, Hattisar for further action.