Kathmandu : Three persons have been arrested on the charge of cutting down a tree and smuggling it in Ramdhuni Municipality-6, Sunsari. They were arrested on Monday night from the jungle at the command of SP Krishna Dhakal of the Armed Police Force-4 Gan Headquarters.
The arrested are Keshav Khadka 41, Arjun Limbu 24, and Roshan Rai 35 of Ramdhuni-6. Goliya wood recovered by the armed police is worth 120 Kufits. A tractor (Ko 2 Ta 9990) used by the smugglers, a motorcycle (Sa 1 Pa 7498) and 4 mobile sets were also recovered.
SP Dhakal said that the three persons including the recovered timber, tractor and motorcycle were sent to the Divison Forest Office, Inaruwa for necessary action.