News Digest

- POST REPORT, Kathmandu

Aug 1, 2015-

Five men held for cattle smuggling

BARDIYA: A team of Armed Police Force on Thursday night arrested five men who were trying to smuggle 25 bullocks outside the district. Acting on a tip, the APF team arrested the men as they were loading the animals on two trucks at Belbhar of Dadhwar-8. It is illegal to transport cattle from one district to another without permission. Suspects have been submitted to Gulariya Customs Office. (PR)


Traffic resumes along highway

DOLAKHA: Transportation along the Pushpalal Highway, which had been obstructed for the past one week, resumed on Friday. Vehicular movement along the highway linking Charikot, the district headquarters of Dolakha, with Kathmandu had come to a halt after the bridge over Charange River was damaged. Chief of the Charikot-based Division Road Office Kamlesh Kumar Karna said a diversion route was constructed to resume the traffic. (PR)


Forest official held for bribery

NEPALGUNJ: Badaruddin Khan, assistant officer at the Banke District Forest Office, was caught with bribe on Friday. A team deployed by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority arrested Khan as he was receiving Rs40,000 from a service seeker. Khan had reportedly solicited the sum from the service seeker, promising to settle a case, Basanta Kunwar of the commission said. (PR)


Two dead in road accident

NARAYANGADH: Two persons died when a truck hit a motorcycle at Chandibhanjyang along the Mugling-Narayangadh road section on Saturday. Deputy Superintendent of Police Rajan Adhikari said the incident took place at around 2pm when a Narayangadh-bound truck hit a motorcycle from behind. Mukti Bahadur BK of Deurali in Gorkha and his friend, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, were died in the accident. (PR)


NEA employee held with bribe

BANKE: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has detained Binod Pandit, supervisor at Nepalgunj office of Nepal Electricity Authority, on graft charge. He was nabbed taking Rs25,000 from a service seeker. (PR)

Published: 02-08-2015 08:36

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