KATHMANDU — Defence Minister Ishwor Pokharel has been assigned to look after day-to-day administrative works of Prime Minister in his absence, as PM KP Sharma Oli has left for his three-day state visit to India today.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari gave the responsibility to Pokharel on the recommendation of PM Oli in line with the new constitution, said the Office of the President.Follow @gorkhapost
34 people involved in sex trade arrested
KATHMANDU — Metropolitan Police Circle Gongabu has arrested 34 people involved in sex trade.
During a joint operation held last night at Deepjyoti and Mitranagar area in Gongabu, law enforcement officers raided restaurants running as a cover for sex trade, sale of contraband drugs and gambling. Among the arrested 19 are men and 15 women.
Circle’s Chief Pratap Poudel said the operation is part of a broader plan of making the Naya Bus Park area a controlled sector for human trafficking and sex trade.
He added that further investigation is being launched with police planning to file cases against 12 of the arrestees.Follow @gorkhapost