HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: Property valued at Rs 80,000 was gutted when a fire broke out in a store of scrap goods operated by Ashmin Adhikari at the house of Sanukaji Maharjan in Gongabu on Tuesday. Police said the fire was caused by poor handling of a lit anti-mosquito coil.
Four held with drugs
KATHMANDU: The Narcotic Drug Control Law Enforcement Unit on Saturday arrested four alleged drug peddlers from separate places of Kathmandu on Monday. According to officials, Rinkaj Limbu (30) of Kathmandu was held with 200 gram heroin in Babar Mahal. Similarly, Kalu Subba (30) and Hom Bahadur BK (26) of Jhapa and Bikram Shahi (22) of Kathmandu were arrested with 257 ampules of buprprinorphine and diazepam from Naradevi.
KATHMANDU: Police on Tuesday arrested Maila Dangol (35) for attacking Shiva Shrestha (35) of Dolakha with a sharp weapon in Samakhusi. The victim has suffered head injuries and has been undergoing treatment in Bansbari-based Neuro Hospital. Primary investigation suggests that Dangol had attacked Shrestha in a dispute over money dealing.
Nath Yogi claims
KATHMANDU: Gorakhnath Sewa Sangh (GSS) and Nepal Nath Yogi Struggle Committee on Tuesday demanded their recognition in the new constitution. Issuing a press release, Prof Dr Karbirnath Yogi, president, GSS said Nath Yogi community should be enlisted as endangered minority and marginalised people in the new constitution. They also demanded that the government announce a special package for preserving the culture of the Nath Yogi community. Nath Yogi community includes people such as Nath, Yogi, Nathyogi, Kawar and Jogi.