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Indian arrested with tiger parts and pistols in Kathmandu

A 23-year-old Indian-origin man has been arrested in Nepal for allegedly carrying a tiger hide, bones and two pistols.

Kathmandu: A 23-year-old Indian-origin man has been arrested in Nepal for allegedly carrying a tiger hide, bones and two pistols.

The suspect identified as Anuj Kumar Pandey was arrested yesterday from Lakhimpur district in Nepal.

A police team deployed from the Far-Western Regional Office, Dipayal, under the command of Sub Inspector Birendra Johar, apprehended Pandey from Baishakha area in Belauri-1.

The team seized an eight-feet-long and 2.3 inch-wide tiger hide, 19 kg bones and two pistols from his possession.

Police said that Pandey has been handed over to the District Forest Office to conduct further investigation.