Five persons have been arrested from Barhabise of Sindhupalchowk on the charge of slaughtering the national animal.
They were arrested on November 7 at around 11 pm while they were slaughtering cows and distributing meat at Barhabise-9, Ramche. The arrested are Arjun Bahadur Thami, 32, of Barhabise-9, Rajkumar Thami, 30, Bhim Bahadur Thami, 30, of Tripura Sundari-2, Dil Bahadur Thami, 34, and Vijay Thami, 19.
According to Daksha Kumar Basnet, Deputy Superintendent of Police, District Police Office, Sindhupalchowk, the men were arrested on the spot where the meat was being distributed. The Sindhupalchowk district court has granted them a seven-day permission to proceed with the investigation.