DOTI — The lack of effective measures on the part of concerned authority in case of flooding has taken a toll on the residents of Tiltali in Doti as the flooded Tiltali river entered the village on Monday, displacing about three dozen families.
Thirty five families were displaced completely by the flooding while others 35 are at risk, Superintendent of Police Dilliraj Bista. The swollen river had also disrupted the KI Singh Highway.
Earlier one month ago, floods in the river also wreaked havoc in the village.
In charge of the police post in Tiltali Karna Bahadur Gharti said that they sounded the alarms and helped in the rescue operation right after the disaster. Meanwhile, the district police distributed 45 tents to the flood victims.
4 held with illegal pharmaceutical drugs
SUNSARI — Police have arrested four people in possession of illegal pharmaceutical drugs at Dharan on Sunday.
Albert Gurung and Anish Tamang of Munal Chowk in Dharan-10, Nawaraj Gurung of Dharan-15 and Arun Chaudhary of Khanar in Itahari-11 were arrested on charge of smuggling and selling the illegal pharmaceutical drugs, according to the police.
The police arrested the accused during a routine check at Dharan-based Tinkune checkpost. The police have also recovered 630 ampules of nitrazepam, 140 ampules of nitrasone and seven bottles of dilex from the detainees.
The arrestees have been kept under the police custody for further investigation.Follow @gorkhapost