A regional office of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) at Kohalpur caught red handed a Suman Kharel, a sub Sub Inspector of Police posted at District Police Office, Banke on Friday night.
Following up on a tip-off, a CIAA squad led by Chief of Liaison Office of the anti-graft body based in Khohalpur Basanta Kunwar captured Sub Inspector Kharel while he was receiving Rs 25,000 at Dhambojhi-based Crossroad Restaurant the previous evening.
Sub Inspector Kharel has been kept in custody at Area Police Office, Kohalpur.
According to the eyewitnesses, other civil dressed police officers had obstructed the vehicle of CIAA team while attempting to capture the Kharel.
Ten such officers, who were attempting to spare their colleague Kharel, have also been kept at Bheri Zonal Police Office.Follow @gorkhapost
Petroleum products’ prices go down
KATHMANDU- The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed the prices of petroleum products effective this midnight.
A meeting of the NOC held today reduced the prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 2 per litre each. With the adjusted price list, petrol shall cost Rs 112 per litre while diesel and kerosene will be available at Rs 99 per litre, NOC spokesperson Birendra Goit shared.Follow @gorkhapost