Official found dead

BARA: A member of the CA’s public opinion collection Team Number 12 was found dead in his room in Bara on Monday. Kathmandu resident Nemraj Shakya was found dead in the room of Nepal Blind Welfare Organisation in Kalaiya-7, stated the district police office. Shakya’s body had been recovered at 2 pm in the afternoon after he did not come out for long. Police said his body was lying in the bathroom while an empty bottle of liquor was also found in his room. Shakya, officer of parliament secretariat, had been residing alone in the guestroom for the past six days. — HNS

APF camp gheraoed

BIRGUNJ: Locals gheraoed the base camp of Armed Police Force in Bageshwori, Titrauna VDC, in Parsa on Monday. The villagers claim that the APF arrested Jaya Lal Yadav and Sonalal Yadav on fake charges of involvement in abduction. SP Pralhad KC said the two were arrested on the charge of abducting Sanjaya Kumar Misra (17) of Titrauna VDC on Sunday night. Misra was rescued from the house of Jayalal Yadav, he said. The villagers returned after coming to know that the detainees had already been handed over to the police. — HNS