KATHMANDU: Police said the capital city reported two incidents of property crime on Friday. Cash and valuables worth around Rs 625,000 were stolen from a Sorhakhutte-based rented room of Bikash Shrestha of Gorkha. Thieves made off with Rs 275,000 and gold ornaments from his room. Similarly, property worth around Rs 216,000 was burgled from a rented room of Chhabi Lal Chaudhary of Rautahat in Kalanki on Friday. The culprits are at large.

Man swindled

KATHMANDU: Three unidentified persons fled after defrauding a man of Rs 200,000 with a promise of exchanging US dollar bills for Nepali rupees at a cheaper rate on Friday. The trio gave Bikram Bhandari, 22, of Banepa, Kavre, a bundle of papers cut in the size of dollar bills designed to look like the foreign currency and made off with Rs 200,000 in Dadhikot, Bhaktapur, police said. Police said they have launched a manhunt to nab the suspects.

Worker rescued

KATHMANDU: Police on Saturday rescued a man who was buried in an earth mound in Panchmane, Tarakeshwor, on the outskirts of Kathmandu. Parts of a mud quarry where Deepak Pudasaini, 20 of Nuwakot was working had collapsed and the mound fell on him.