Kathmandu : The District Police Office, Surkhet, has arrested three persons for illegally transporting raw meat that looks like a protected wildlife wild boar.
A police team led by Inspector Gopal Rayamajhi of the District Police Office arrested them from Mulpani Chowk, Surkhet, Birendranagar Municipality-4 today.
According to Inspector Rayamajhi, five bags (152.57 kg) of meat were recovered from a white force vehicle (Karnali Pradesh 02001 Kha 0262). According to him, the meat was found hidden in the roof of the vehicle.
The driver Arjun Gautam, 27, of Barahatal Gaonpalika-8, Surkhet, Prem Budhamgar, 45, of Jumla, Birendranagar Municipality-4 and Dipendra Raj Giri, 35, of Chowkune Gaonpalika-8, Surkhet have been arrested.