Man kills wife’s lover

SANKHUWASABHA: Umesh Basyal of Syabun VDC-2 in Sankhuwasabha killed his neighbour Bir Bahadur Rai, 27, on Monday, accusing the latter of establishing an illicit relationship with his wife. Police have launched a manhaunt for him, acting DSP at District Police Office Man Bahadur Chaudhary said. — HNS

Students lock school

SARLAHI: Demanding reinstatement of a transferred English teacher, Bhabesh Kumar Karna, students of Janaki Das Janata High School in Hempur of Sarlahi padlocked the school on Monday. Students also demonstrated in the village and handed a memorandum to District Education Office on Tuesday. — HNS

Two Maoists held

SANKHUWASABHA: Police on Tuesday held CPN-Maoist district president Laxman Yamphu and party cadre Bijaya Rai from Khandbari for thrashing a policeman recently. — HNS

APF order

KATHMANDU: The Armed Police Force’s Special Court on Tuesday ordered arrest of 13 low-rank policemen posted at APF Chandika Company, Parbat, who rebelled against senior officers

on June 18. The court also ordered departmental action against 15 other policemen. — HNS

Sacked Jha back

KATHMANDU: Digamabar Jha, managing director of Nepal Oil Corporation, who was ‘sacked’ by former supplies minister Shyam Sundar Gupta, resumed office on Monday. “I have not received the letter regarding my transfer. It’s not the government’s decision, I don’t care the prejudiced decision of a former minister,” Jha claimed. — HNS

Women’s meet

KATHMANDU: Women activists on Tuesday assembled in a two-day national conference to highlight the ways to ensure that women’s issues are addressed in the CA. They said proportional electoral system adopted in the CA election that helped to secure 197 seats for women should be continued. — HNS

Nine hurt

DHADING: Nine passengers were injured when a bus met with an accident at Palpabhajyang on Dhadingbesi-Salyantar road on Tuesday. Pampha Shrestha, 15, a student of Chandeshwori

Higher Secondary School, has been sent to Kathmandu for treatment and other injured are undergoing treatment in Dhading District Hospital. — HNS

Abductee freed

BHAKTAPUR: A gang on Tuesday freed member of Nepal Revolutionary Youth Association Gopal Tamang who was abducted on Monday. NRYA central president Ukesh Kalang said Tamang went to his village Naya Gaun in Kavre after his release. — HNS