Siren vehicle patrol in mobilisation to chase away rogue elephants in Jhapa

BHADRAPUR: The Division Forest Office Jhapa has mobilised armed patrol team with siren-equipped vehicle to chase away wild tuskers in Buddhashanti Rural Municipality.

The safety measure was put in place after a herd of wild elephants continued demolishing houses of local people and eating up their crops, shared division office chief Bishnu Ghimire.

He said that around 13 wild elephants inhabiting the community forest in the area were terrorising locals especially in the evening time, said Sitaram Bastola, a local of Buddhashanti Rural Municipality-3.

He shared that the mobilisation of a seven-member armed forest security personnel with well-appointed vehicle from Division Office has given a respite to the local people.