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Nepalese fugitive held in Kathmandu on NCB tip-off

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Nepalese fugitive Lodu Dime, accused of body parts of tigers, has been arrested in following tip-off by (Interpol)-India, an said on Monday.

Dime, held at the airport on March 5, was sentenced by a court to five years in jail in connection with the seizure of seven sackfuls of tiger body parts on January 12, 2013.

The smuggler was absconding ever since.

issued an Red Notice in February against Dime, which was circulated to all 192 member-countries by the Headquarters in in

The NCB-spotted the smuggler at the the in on March 5 and tipped off authorities when he took a flight for

The (CBI), functioning under the central government's Personnel and Training Department, is designated as the NCB- The CBI is the ex officio of NCB- All matters relating to the NCB-India are, however, dealt with by the

Headquarters has congratulated NCB-India for prompt and effective action that led to the arrest of

In 2017, the NCB-India, on Interpol requests, located four fugitives wanted by Russia, Bangladesh, the USA and for various offences. These fugitives were extradited to the countries where they were wanted.

The NCB-India also pursued proactively the Red Notice requests of various Indian and located 34 wanted fugitives abroad during 2017 and succeeded in getting them arrested.



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 20:34 IST