Rhino electrocuted in Nawalparasi

3rd Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

NAWALPARASI,Jan 3: An adult Rhino was found dead at Gaidakot-7, Gairi of Nawalparasi on Monday morning. The Rhino is believed to have been electrocuted, according to Chief of the Sector Forest Office Kawasoti Krishna Devkota.

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The Rhino was found dead outside the national park area and hence an investigation has been launched to find the reason behind its death. The preliminary report however said that it was electrocuted.

The horn and hoof of the Rhino were successfully retrieved in the presence of the Chitwan National Park, Nepali Army, Police and forest employees, according to the Forest Office.

Meanwhile, one person has been arrested by the Office in connection with the investigation over the death of the endangered species.