RATNAGAR, CHITWAN — Chitwan police have arrested five persons along with 22,786 US dollars.
Head of Chitwan Police, Basanta Nahadur Kunwar, said that police arrested them alongside the US dollar in course of checking in Chitwan while they were heading towards Kakadvitta from Kathmandu.
The arrested are Nabin Lama, 28, of Babiyachour-5, Sher Bahadur Roka, 28, of Arman VDC-5,Badal Jugjali, 20, of Bima VDC, Manoj Buda, 22, and Manoj Bhandari, 33, of Okharbot VDC of Myagdi district, said Kunwar.
They were arrested as they did not have any document.
They, arrested on June 9, have been sent to Department of Revenue Investigation, Hariharbhawan in Kathmandu for further investigation.
Nirmala Panta’s murder accused held after 24 days
KANCHANPUR — Police in Kanchanpur have made public an accused arrested in connection with the murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur’s Bhimdatta Municipality.
Dilip Singh Bista, 41, of Baghphanta, Bhimdatta Municipality was made public at a press conference at the DPO. Bista was arrested on Saturday,according to the District Police Office Spokesperson Deputy Superintendent of Police Gyan Bahadur Sethi.
Nirmala was found dead in a sugarcane field on July 27, a day after she had gone to her friend’s home to get a notebook.
Bista,who was released from prison last year after serving nine years for murdering his brother-in-law Narayansingh Thapa, works as a daily-wage labourer.
According to Bista’s statement to police, he helped Nirmala fix her bicycle chain before raping and killing her on July 26. He told police that killed her to avoid being arrested again.Follow @gorkhapost