KDC directive

KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu District Court on Tuesday allowed the police to keep Mohan Tamang (Blon) in custody for seven days to investigate the murder of Anuska Dhungana. Anuska, the daughter of Sanjeep Dhungana, a resident of Kalimatidol, Sinamangal, was found murdered on June 1.— HNS

Six released

KATHMANDU: Six out of the 53 persons, taken under control when some alleged victims of Maoists’ atrocities camping at the Open Theatre for some days attempted to force their way and resort to objectionable acts by breaking the security cordon on Sunday, have been released on Tuesday, the ministry of Home Affairs stated in a press release. It said the local administration was forced to remove all these persons from the place and take them under control to prevent them from resorting to prohibited activities. — RSS

King, Queen return

KATHMANDU: King Gyanendra and Queen Komal returned to the capital from Pokhara on Tuesday after completing a few days’ visit. — RSS

Buddhist body’s anniv

KATHMANDU: The Boudha Vihar Sangh will organise the Second Lalit Boudha Kala Exhibiton at Achheswor Mahavihar, Pulchowk, from June 9 to 13 to mark its 29th anniversary, a statement issued here on Tuesday said. King Gyanendra will inaugurate the exhibition. — HNS

Body found

KATHMANDU: A decayed body was found at a shrub in Jandol, Gokarna VDC-1, Kathmandu, on Tuesday, the police said. — HNS