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Monday
Jun092008

Rhino poachers arrested in Nepal

9 people, including 4 Nepalese Army personnel, have been arrested for their alleged involvement in rhino poaching in Nepal's Bardiaya National Park, reports Gorkhapatra

Nine rhino poachers nabbed
Gorkhapatra
9 June 2008


A total of nine poachers, including a Nepal Army (NA) personnel who were involved in rhino poaching in Bardiaya National Park, have landed at the District Prison Office, Bardiya.

The officials at the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) said that all the alleged poachers were detained when their involvement was proved in poaching activities. Annapurna Das, Director General of DNPWC said the security forces were looking for the rest of the alleged persons.

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