A rhino has been found dead on a roadside in Bharatpur of the Chitwan district, outside the Chitwan National Park, on Sunday.
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A 20-year-old rhino was found dead in Chitwan National Park last week, near a swamp in Batulichaur of Ghahar. The animal was missing its horn, officials said.
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CHITWAN, June 10: A rhino horn has been found at Kalika Municipality in eastern Chitwan. Division Forest Office Chitwan's information officer Balkrishna Khanal said the locals informed the Office about the finding of the rhino horn this morning at the Chaturmukhi community forest located at the Municipality's ward number 1. The horn is 8.5 inches long and weighs 445 grammes.
The wildlife part has been brought safely to the Forest Office. It will be sent to the Chitwan National Park today itself. The Office suspects that the rhino horn might have broken and dropped when two rhinos had been fighting.
CHITWAN, May 23: A man on the run since being sentenced to jail after being found guilty of Rhino poaching has been arrested. Sagar Praja known as Birendra Singh, a resident of Kalika municipality in Chitwan was arrested by the Chitwan National Park authorities.
He was arrested from Thulechaur of Ghansikuwa in Byas municipality-11 of Tanahu on Friday. Praja was sentenced to 15 years in jail and fined Rs. 100,000 after being found guilty of killing a male Rhino in the park four years ago. He had been on the run ever since.
Praja was sentenced on three acts of Rhino poaching and smuggling, said the park information officer Lokendra Adhikari. The park authorities have so far arrested four fugitive involved in wildlife poaching this fiscal year.