CHITWAN, June 28: A person convicted of killing four rhinos in Chitwan National Park has been sent to jail. He is Rajman Thapa Magar alias Rajman Magar.
Magar was imprisoned on Sunday after being convicted of the death of four rhinos due to poaching in the CNP in fiscal year 2020/21.
The 30-year-old Magar from Gaindakot Municipality-3 of Nawalparasi (Bardaghat-Susta East) has been sent to jail, CNP Information Officer, Lokendra Adhikari, said. Magar was arrested with the help of local conservationists.
He was presented before the Nawalpur District Court and the court ordered him to be sent to jail.
Adhikari said legal action has been taken against 27 persons including Thapa this year on the charge of rhino poaching.