Two held with silver, elephant tail hair

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Police have arrested two people for possessing illegal silver and elephant hair tufts from Bardibas in Mahottari district Wednesday.

Bisraj Tiwari of Tikapur municipality, Kailali district and Laxmi Koirala of Tilaknagar-1, Kalikot district were arrested along with 9.4 kg of silver ornaments and 15,100 units of what appeared to be elephant hair, Deputy Superintendent at the Area Police Office, Prabin Pokharel, said.

Tiwari and Koirala were arrested from Sishmahal Hotel at Bardibas, acting on a tip-off. Both are being held at the Area Police Office, Bardibas for investigation, according to police.

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