KATHMANDU – The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Tuesday filed a case against six people, including former district education officer of Rautahat, at the Special Court on the charge of embezzling funds meant for Non-Formal Education and National Literacy programmes.
They have been accused of embezzling Rs 4.7 million, according to CIAA Spokesperson Krishnahari Pushkar.
Others accused in the case are Upendra Mandal, Narmada Acharya, Ranjan Kumar Karna, Jaya Prakash Yadav and Prem Shankar Mishra.
Bakar-Eid being celebrated
POKHARA — The Muslim people people are celebrating their grand festival, Bakar Eid, with much fanfare today.
The festival which is to be continued for three days from today is also known as ‘Eid-Ul-Juha’. The Muslim community considers this as a festival of devotion.
Ali Miya Literary Foundation, Pokhara Chairperson and religious preacher Hanif Miya informed that the festival marked the beginning with the recitation of Islam scripture Nawaz at Idgaha of Pokhara in the early morning today.
The Muslim people who are almost 10,000 in number in Pokhara alone are marking the festival with much excitement, he added.
The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion.Follow @gorkhapost