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15 arrested on charge of smuggling rhino horn

2023 Feb 10, 12:25,
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The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police has arrested 15 people on the charge of their involvement in the smuggling of a rhino horn.

Acting on a tip-off, a squad from the Bureau on January 3 detained two in possession of a rhino horn weighing 522 grams from Saraswotinagar of Kathmandu-7 and remaining 13 were apprehended subsequently at different dates. The detainees have been already handed to the Division Forest Office, Kathmandu for further investigations into the case, according to Bureau Superintendent of Police Sanjay Singh Thapa.


Central Investigation Bureau Nepal Police arrested Bureau smuggling Rhino Horn Saraswotinagar investigations Police Sanjay Singh Thapa Division Forest Office Detainees
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