3 robbers arrested

KATHMANDU: Police arrested three persons alleged of looting in Bhaktapur on Friday night. The trio had looted Rs 2,500 in cash and

a mobile set from Tulraj Shahi, 30, in Kavre, the police said. Those

arrested include Nima Lama, 25 of Solukhumbu and Buddha lama, 18 of Bhaktapur. Meanwhile, Rs 8,08,000 and goods were stolen from Hotel Everest in Baneshwor on Friday night after a gang of unidentified persons broke into it. — HNS

House gutted

KATHMANDU: A house was

gutted in Ichangu Narayan of Kathmandu on Friday. Property worth

Rs 5,25,000 was gutted in the fire

that had engulfed the house of Yaguamurti Neupane. The fire broke out due to a short circuit damaging 20 rolls of cloth and other materials, the police said. — HNS