Three illegal firearms seized in Kailali, poachers on the run

KATHMANDU: Police on Sunday seized illegal firearms from a community forest in Gauriganga Municipality-6 of Kailali district.

According to police, a group of four to five people threw three muzzleloader guns after seeing a patrolling team of forest rangers deployed from Area Forest Office, Chaumala in Aananda Community Forest. Police suspects that the group was in the forest for illegal hunting and poaching.

Meanwhile, Chaumala-based Area Police Office has started an investigation into the case, informed police.