Jailed NC dist secy sick

BARA: The Nepali Congress’ district secretary in Bara, Ram Ayodhyaya Yadav, who is in Birgunj prison for the last three months, was on Friday admitted to the Narayani sub-regional hospital after he suddenly fell unconscious. Yadav is a diabetic and has high fever and cold, hospital sources said. — HNS

38 drug addicts held

SUNSARI: Police arrested 38 drug addicts from various parts of Dharan in possession of drugs. According to area police office, Dharan, the drug addicts were found in possession of 1,200 Narfin and Evil tablets, 28 syringes and 60 bottles of Fensodyle. — RSS

‘Maoist’ rapes at gunpoint

SARLAHI: Rayalal Chaudhari, an alleged Maoist and a resident of Sarlahi Padariya-5 raped a woman at gunpoint. Police have launched a hunt for him. — RSS

Maoists gunned down

Kathmandu: Two Maoists identified as Suresh Lodh and Rajkumar Singh were gunned down after an encounter with the securityforces in course of search operations carried out by the security forces in Betkuiya area of Rupandehi district on Saturday., the RNA said. — RSS