Pipe theft obstructs Jajarkot irrigation project

JAJARKOT: More than 200 households in Majkot-6 of Jajarkot have been deprived of irrigation facility after someone stole the pipe used for irrigation in the area.

The 400-metre long pipe was stolen two months ago, informed the Irrigation Project Chairman Marimal Tiruwa.

The Pipse Wadar-Pallachaur Irrigation Project was set up two years ago at an investment of Rs.3.6 million of the Poverty Alleviation Fund.

Although the locals have filed a complaint with the police to search for those involved in the theft, police have not shown interest, Belpatri Primary School's Principal Ram Bahadur Nepali said.