NEFEJ for fair probe into killing of aquatic animals in Andhikhola

Published On: May 9, 2018 01:48 PM NPT

KATHMANDU May 9: The Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) has appealed to the stakeholders concerned to take stern actions by probing into the aquatic animal's destruction along with fish in Andhikhola (river) near Galyang of Syangja district. 

The water in the river was seen murky for some days after May 4, aquatic animals and including fish, tortoise and others were dead in the river. Khilung Kalika Agro Farm based in Bhirkot Municipality-6 in the district is blamed for causing such damages after mixing the feces of chicken in the river. 

Issuing a press statement, NEFEJ Chairman Arjun Dhakal has demanded a fair probe into the case and has asked to book whoever involved in such steps that directly affect the environment and ecosystem. 


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