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Youths caught with a red panda's skin in Kailali

२०७८ असार २६, ०४:०६ खबर संवाददाता

Dhangadhi: Police have arrested a man with the skin of a red panda in Kailali on June 8. A police team from the Federal Police Unit, Kanchanpur, arrested a youth from Bajhang at Godawari Community Forest in Godawari Municipality-5.

Police handover bones, skins and other items of animals confiscated by the people. The accused and the recovered animals are handed over to the Division Forest Office of the district concerned. Accordingly, the arrested youths and the skin were handed over to the Division Forest Office, Kailali by the Kailali Police.

The skin was then sent to a forensic science laboratory for skin testing. The report came only a few days later. Chief of the Division Forest Office, Kailali, Ram Chandra Kandel said that the laboratory confirmed that the skin belonged to a red panda.

He said that a similar case would be filed against the arrested youths. Similarly, Kailali police have informed that two people arrested with red panda skin were caught in Dhangadhi on July 6. However, wildlife experts have said that the skin may have been covered with red feathers.

However, the laboratory will confirm that. The recovered skin will be sent to a forensic science laboratory, said Division One Office Chief Kandel.

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