KATHMANDU — Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has taken action against 84 people in the current fiscal year so far for littering and not disposing wastes at designated sites.
KMC collected Rs 237,350 in penalty from the people who were fined.
Chief of the operations section at KMC’s Environment Management Division, Meen Bahadur Thapa said that 84 people were booked for throwing wastes at places other than the designated waste collection sites and not disposing them in KMC’s garbage collection trucks.
He said a majority of those booked for littering are from Putalisadak, Bagh Bazaar, New Road, and Jamal areas.
Penalty for littering ranges between Rs 500 and Rs 100,000.
KMC has been managing 800 metric tonnes of solid waste every day.Follow @gorkhapost
Dipak Manange sent to Dilli Bazar jail
KATHMANDU — Absconding murder accused Rajib Gurung, aka Deepak Manange, who was arrested on Thursday, has been sent to Dilli Bazar jail today.
Manange,who had won the PA seat from Manang in the provincial election from Provice 4, was presented at the Kathmandu District Court and sent to Dillibazaar jail as per the court’s verdict, according to police.
The Supreme Court (SC) in January had convicted Manange in an attempted murder case and sentenced him to five years imprisonment. He was on the run since the Apex Court upheld the Patan Appellate Court’s verdict to jail him for five years in an attempted murder case.Follow @gorkhapost