MORANG — Over 200 houses in Madhumalla of Morang area have been inundated due to heavy rain on Tuesday.
More than 200 houses of five wards of Madhumalla have been inundated after the flood water from the Bakraha River gushed into the settlements this morning.
Nepal Police personnel rescued Bhumika Karki, Shree Bahadur Karki and Muna Khadka of Madhumalla-5 who were stranded due to flood and shifted to a safer place.
After the water entered into the human settlements, locals were left panic stricken and forced to flee to safer places.
Two held on charge of girls trafficking
BETRAWATI— Police have arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in trafficking five adolescent girls aged between 13 to 16 — to India.
The arrestees have been identified as Nirmal Biswakarma (23) of Bheriganga Municipality-12 of Surkhet and Bikas Pyakurel (20) of Chaughada in Likhu Rural Municipality-4 of Nuwakot.
The Surkhet Police had arrested Biswokarma from his home while rescuing the captive girls on Friday and produced him before court on Saturday.
Likewise, acting on the statement of the captive girls, police arrested Pyakurel from Battar Bazaar, Nuwakot on Sunday.
According to District Police Office Chief Basanta Kunwar, a case related to human trafficking was registered against them on Sunday and investigation into the case was expedited from the Nuwakot District Court.
It has been learnt that the duo lured the girls, on their way to play Bhailo on Laxmi Puja, by promising them good jobs in India and transported them to Surkhet.
The rescued girls have been kept at a shelter of Women and Children Service Centre of Nepal Police.Follow @gorkhapost