KATHMANDU — Police have arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in piracy of Nepali movie ‘Dreams’ on Wednesday.
The Metropolitan Police Crime Division said on statement release yesterday that police had swung into action after complaints were filed with police by the movie’s copyright holder among others that some persons illegally made copies of the movie and made a loss of Rs 10.35 million.
Police have arrested Chandra Labaju, 21, from Tapachal-3 of Bhaktapur district and Bidhan Gurung, 21, from Bhairahawa-13 of Rupandehi district from the office of Highlights Nepal Pvt Ltd in Kathmandu.
Taking an action into the complaints filed by Highlights Nepal Pvt Ltd and Super Kajal Films Pvt Ltd as well as a letter from the Nepal Film Artists’ Association, police made the arrest, the statement said.Follow @gorkhapost
Nirmala Panta’s murder accused held after 24 days
KANCHANPUR — Police in Kanchanpur have made public an accused arrested in connection with the murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur’s Bhimdatta Municipality.
Dilip Singh Bista, 41, of Baghphanta, Bhimdatta Municipality was made public at a press conference at the DPO. Bista was arrested on Saturday,according to the District Police Office Spokesperson Deputy Superintendent of Police Gyan Bahadur Sethi.
Nirmala was found dead in a sugarcane field on July 27, a day after she had gone to her friend’s home to get a notebook.
Bista,who was released from prison last year after serving nine years for murdering his brother-in-law Narayansingh Thapa, works as a daily-wage labourer.
According to Bista’s statement to police, he helped Nirmala fix her bicycle chain before raping and killing her on July 26. He told police that killed her to avoid being arrested again.Follow @gorkhapost