One arrested for slaughtering cow in Taplejung

KATHMANDU: A man has been arrested on charge of slaughtering a cow in Taplejung district on Tuesday.

Police team from the District Police Office (DPO), Taplejung and Temporary Police Office in Bhanu had arrested Shiva Kumar Gurung (45) of Alainchibari in Phungling Municipality-2 of the district.

Police are looking for the absconding persons, Prakash Rai (45) and Jagadev Gurung (16), residents of the same place, who were also found to be involved in the crime.

Further investigation into the case is underway.