HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
LALITPUR: Police on Friday arrested Rajesh Khadka (18) of Jumla and Raju Shrestha (18) of Ramechhap at the Gwarko-based Prabhat Higher Secondary School while they were sitting for the CTEVT-conducted exams of radiography and civil programme in the name of Raj Kumar Rawat and Manraj Pun Magar. Police said they will charge the two with forgery.
Drug peddler caught
LALITPUR: Police on Friday raided the Bhaisepati-based rented room of Bhupendra Somai Magar (30) of Surkhet and arrested him with 50 gm brown sugar, a digital scale, Rs 11,200 and INR 500. Officials said Magar had been involved in drug peddling for long. Police have charged him under the Narcotic Drug (Control and Punishment) Act.
Gamblers in police net
LALITPUR: Police on Friday raided a gambling den operating from the house of Kishan Ghimire in Bhanimandal and arrested six people, including the landlord, with a cache of play cards and Rs 37,700 at stake. Police said they had acted on complaints lodged by kin of the gamblers. They have been charged under the Gambling Act, which has outlawed gambling.
KATHMANDU: Police nabbed rape-accused Hiralal BK (26) of Thokar- 6, Dolakha, from a guest house in Sundhara at around 8.05 am on Friday. He had ‘fled’ to Kathmandu after commiting the crime in his home district last month, according to investigating officials. —
KATHMANDU: Two separate incidents of house burglaries were reported in the Capital on Thursday. According to a complaint, an unidentified gang broke into the house of Maniram Lamichhen in Chapali Bhadrakali and made away with gold ornaments valued at Rs 2,44,000. In another incident, burglars made off with a laptop computer and a desktop computer from a stationary store of Rajendra Shrestha in Kuleshwor. The culprits are at large.
Bus mows down man
KATHMANDU: A bus ran over Arun Khadka of Dolakha in Koteshwor on Friday. Police said the left rear tyre of the bus crushed Khadka as he fell off the running vehicle while he was trying to jump from the door after vending bottled water to bus passengers at around 11 am. Police have arrested bus driver Janak Ram Poudel (41) of Sindhupalchowk for a probe.
Two found dead
KATHMAMNDU: Police on Friday recovered two bodies in separate places of the Kathmandu Valley. A team found the body of an unidentified man in his 40s on the Pashupatinath Temple premises. While police found the body of Bimala Chaudhary (40) at a public inn in Gwarko, Lalitpur. Police said they are yet to ascertain her home address, adding that they are trying to establish the facts.
Artiste passes away
KATHMANDU: Senior artiste Hari Krishna Darshandhari passed away in course of treatment at Kathmandu Model Hospital on Friday. He was 68. Darshandhari, who was involved in the struggle for the restoration of democracy through the medium of art, was admitted to the hospital for the treatment of brain condition. Born in Bhotahiti, Kathmandu, Darshandhari made significant contribution to Nepali and Newari languages and cultures. He was prolific in Astamatrika and Charya dances. Spouse, two daughters and two sons survive him.