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Rhino poacher sent to jail in Chitwan

2021 Jun 28, 7:17, Chitwan
A rhinoceros spotted in Chitwan National Park in July 2019. Photo courtesy: Deb Morgan

A person convicted of killing four rhinos in Chitwan National Park has been sent to jail. He is Rajman Thapa Magar alias Rajman Magar.

Magar was imprisoned on Sunday after being convicted of killing four rhinos in the CNP in fiscal year 2020/21.

The 30-year-old from Gaindakot Municipality-3 of Nawalparasi (Bardaghat-Susta East) has been sent to jail, CNP Information Officer, Lokendra Adhikari, said. Magar was arrested with the help of local conservationists.

He was presented before the Nawalpur District Court after arrested and the court ordered him to be sent to jail.

Adhikari said legal action has been taken against 27 persons including Thapa this year on the charge of rhino poaching.

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