Late govt official fined

KATHMANDU: The Special Court, Kathmandu, on Sunday slapped a fine of Rs 7.5 million on late Kedar Nath Dhungana for misappropriating Rs 13 million during his tenure as a government official at the Birgunj Customs Office. The CIAA had filed a corruption case against Dhungana and 21 other officials in the Special Court some three years ago. He died soon after the case was filed. — HNS

One killed in mishap

PALPA: One woman died on the spot when a bus hit her at Bejhad bazaar on Sunday morning. Junu Kumari Shrestha, 35, resident of Shantikunwa of Rampur VDC of Palpa died when a passenger bus heading Butwal from Rampur hit her at Bejhad bazaar. Security forces have arrested driver.— HNS