Three held with red panda hide from Dang

DANG: Police have arrested three persons in possession of a red panda hide from Dang on Wednesday.

The arrestees have been identified as Bharat Chaudhary (28) of Lumbini, Pratap Budhathoki (30) of Dang and Pun Raj Pun (64) of Rukum, confirmed DSP Bhuwaneswor Tiwari of the Dang District Police Office.

Acting on a tip off, a special team deployed from the DPO and theRegional Investigation Office in Surkhet had nabbed the trio in possession of the hide from Katuwakhola of Ghorahi.

Investigation into the incident is underway, police shared.