HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: Police on Saturday arrested three persons with a rhino horn and leopard hide in separate search operations. Officials said Tej BK (27) of Dang and Pramod Adhikari (20) of Lamjung were caught with a rhino horn at Gongabu. Police said they were trying to sell the 340 gram horn to an unidentified client over the phone for two million rupees. In another incident, police arrested Bishnu Tamang (54) of Nuwakot with leopard hide in Balaju. Officials said he was looking for a prospective client when police caught him. All of them have been handed over to Kathmandu District Forest Office.