National Park issues “arrest warrant” over death of Rhino; Forest Department launches 10-day investigation
Kathmandu, January 28. The office of the Chitwan National Park on Friday issued an arrest warrant against the builder of the Bharatpur-Gondrang road where a Rhino was discovered dead on Sunday.
Sahadev Khadka, the owner of construction company “Sagun JV” is the builder of the six-lane road stretch from Bharatpur to Gondrang. The firm was charged by the park office of not following the guidelines when working on projects near wildlife corridors.
A team headed by park officer Raju Ghimire is now investigating the case. For the following 10 days, the Ghimire must communicate with a variety of stakeholders and present a detailed report to the Department of Forests.
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