NFEJ for fair probe into killing of aquatic animals in Andhikhola of Syangja

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NFEJ) has appealed to the stakeholders concerned to take stern actions by probing into the aquatic animal's destruction along with fish in Andhikhola (river) near Galyang of Syangja district.

The water in the river was seen murky for some days after May 4, aquatic animals and including fish, tortoise among others were dead in the river. Khilung Kalika Agro Farm based in Bhirkot Municipality-6 in the district has been reportedly blamed for causing such damages after mixing the feces of chicken in the river.

Issuing a press statement, NFEJ Chairman Arjun Dhakal has demanded a fair probe into the case and has asked to book whoever involved in such steps that directly affect the environment and ecosystem.