Khabarhub | October 23, 2020
KATHMANDU: Police have arrested a teacher with a rhino horn from Pasang Lhamu Chowk in Chuchepati of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-6.
A team of the Metropolitan Crime Division arrested Rajendra Rijal, 49, of Sunsari Inaruwa Municipality-7.
According to Division Spokesperson and Superintendent of Police (SP) Ishwor Karki, the arrested is a college teacher in Kathmandu.
Rijal had brought the horn from Jhapa, preliminary investigation by police reveals.
Police were tipped-off that the rhino horn was being traded illegally.
He has been sent to the Hattisar-based District Forest Office for necessary investigation under National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act-2029 BS.