IN BRIEF

FNJ office-bearers

KATHMANDU: The first convention of the Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ), Annapurna Post chapter, held on Friday elected a nine- member executive committee. Harihar Yogi has been elected president of the committee. Bharat Koirala as has been elected vice president, Karun Dhakal secretary, Pramod Giri general secretary and Bala Rai treasurer. Sabin Chandra Acharya, Maheshwor Shrestha, Madhav Nepal and Nawaraj Dhakal are the other members on the committee. Dharmendra Jha, Kiran Pokharel, Balkumar Nepal, Rajkumar Dikpal, Yadav Joshi, Santosh Chaudhari, Tubal Sapkota, Pitambar Sigdel and Bishnu Subedi were elected the marshal members . — HNS

Kidnap-suspect held

KATHMANDU: A police team from Metropolitan Police Circle, Maharajgunj, on Thursday held Suraj Subba, film script writer, on the charge of attempting to kidnap Ichchha Bahadur Karki from Manamainju. DSP Bikash Khanal said Subba will be charged with public offense in court. — HNS