KATHMANDU— The police have rescued 35 child workers from various restaurants and dance bars in Thamel area in Kathmandu.
The rescue was made as part of a weeklong children’s special rescue programme by a team from the Metropolitan Police Circle, Lainchaur.
“The rescued children will be handed to their parents after providing them counseling,” said Deputy Superintendent of Police Gautam Kumar KC.
The team also arrested three owners of Unique Dance Bar and Bebo Dance Bar for using child labourers. The arrestees will face action under the Children Act, 2075, he said.
Official nabbed red-handed with bribe money
MAHOTTARI— A first class non-gazatted official working at Land Revenue Office in Mahottari was held red-handed along with Rs 10,000 in bribe money.
Nayab Subba Dhak Bahadur Karki was held by a team of the anti-graft body Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Saturday afternoon. He is charged of accepting bribe money from a service seeker while managing documents in regard to land.
The CIAA Office based in Bardibas said that Karki would be booked as per the Corruption Control Act.
It is said that Nayab Subba Karki was transferred to the Mahottari Land Revenue Office just some months ago.