Dhading, July 10
Police in Dhading today arrested a road construction consumer committee member who was trying to decamp with the committee fund.
Police arrested Ram Bahadur Tamang, a member of Akthali-Phyaja Village Road Construction Consumer Committee of Khaniyabas Rural Municipality from Nagdhunga, Kathmandu.
After consumer committee Chair Kanchha Tamang, who was with Tamang, cashed a cheque from a bank in the district headquarters today, Tamang had snatched the money, Rs 1.28 million, from the chairperson’s hand and fled. After the incident, the consumer committee chair had filed a complaint with the police.
A version of this article appears in print on July 11, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.