GULARIYA — Three persons involved in acquiring fake citizenship certificate have been arrested.
Maniram Adhikari and his wife Basudev of Bansgadhi municipality-8 have been charged of recommending citizenship as parents to Asmita Sharma, who is actually Basudev’s sister’s daughter.
All three have been arrested by the Area Police Office in Bansgadhi for necessary action.
Ward Chairman Tul Prasad Gautam had recommended for the citizenship based on birth certificate. Based on the recommendation, Sharma had acquired citizenship from the Area Administration Office, Bansgadhi. Soon after, she had also acquired recommendation for passport.
However, she could not get the passport as the issue came to light. Chief District Officer Ram Bahadur Kuruwang said that those recommending and acquiring fake citizenship will face action as per the citizenship act.Follow @gorkhapost
Rape cases rising in Tulsipur High Court’s desk
DANG — The High Court Tulsipur in Dang last fiscal year settled 602 cases. As stated by court registrar Shreelal Poudel, in the period, the court registered 413 new cases and the number of cases in pending case (previous years) were 373. Of the total 786 cases, the court gave its final hearings on 602 cases.
The records show that among the cases filed in the period, the highest number is about rape which is figured at 88 and 70 have been already sorted out legally while 18 are under sub-judice.
Similarly, the cases registered seeking divorce were 21 and among them the court finished its proceedings on 19 cases.
The court has set up the civic help desk and arranged for free application writing facility, making the service system technology-friendly.Follow @gorkhapost