BHIMDUTTANAGAR — A girl who was being trafficked to Pakistan via India rescued from Kanchanpur’s western checkpoint on Wednesday.
Maiti Nepal Kanchanpur rescued the girl of Bhadaure VDC of Pokhara while she was trafficked to Pakistan through Indian route.
Maiti Nepal Kanchanpur Coordinator Maheswori Bhatta said they rescued the girl suspecting that she might fall prey to traffickers in Pakistan.
The police arrested the rescued girl along with Bharat Sunar of Dhading. Maiti Nepal shared the information that the girl had already reached Pakistan via Kathmandu-Dubai through an agent earlier too.
The rescued girl will be handed over to her family, said Maiti Nepal.
Flood sweeps away bridge at Barhabise
CHUTARA — Flood and landslide triggered by the incessant rainfall have swept away a concrete bridge over a local Sandi stream at Barhabise bazaar last night.
It has resulted in disruption of vehicular movement, creating hassles to the people especially from Barhabise municipality and Bhotekoshi rural municipality, said Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Barhabise, Yadav Thapa.
Twenty-two houses of Barhabise bazaar area have been waterlogged after the settlement was flooded.
The Chinese government had constructed the 40-feet long bridge in 2024 BS. Mud and sands have piled up to five feet on the road sides.
Three excavators have been used to remove the landslide debris, added Thapa. Engineer at the Road Division Office, Charikot, said preparation was underway to install a bailey bridge there.Follow @gorkhapost