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3 persons arrested for ravaging banana farm

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CHITWAN — Police here have detained three individuals in accusation of destroying banana farms belonging to multiple farmers here at Kalika municipality–6 in eastern Chitwan.

According to Chitwan’s Superintendent of Police (SP), Deepak Thapa, the three vandals were arrested on Wednesday from ward no 7. The chief mastermind behind the destruction of the banana farm is reported to be at large. The police have not disclosed the vandals’ identities.

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A preliminary investigation has shown that the vandals were intoxicated at the time they decided to ravage the banana farm. The group destroyed 3,094 commercially grown banana plants at midnight on Monday causing an estimated loss of Rs 1.5 million.

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Woman killed in Bajura house collapse

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BAJURA — A woman was killed after a house collapse in Budhiganga Municipality-1 of Bajura district on Friday night.

The house belonging to Nande Pari collapsed due to incessant rain at Makka has last night killing 45-year-old Kala Pari, according to Bajura District Police Office.

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Three other houses have also collapsed at Saudwada of the same ward due to the incessant rain. However, no human casualties have been reported, police said.

Likewise, the torrential rain have damaged several houses and posed the risk of landslides to others, informed police.

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