Tikapur, February 9:

Three village development committee offices in Kailali were burnt to ashes this morning.

A group of unidentified persons torched the offices of Patharaiya, Bhunuwa and Janaki VDCs at around 5 am.

“The VDC offices were completely burnt along with the documents and furniture,” a local resident and eyewitness Gyanu Bam said. Police Inspector Prem Khadka at Tikapur Area Police Office said a team of police personnel doused the fire with the help of fire fighters from Tikapur Municipality.