KANCHANPUR — Lawmaker Bahadur Singh Thapa has donated to the Sanbora Agricultural Cooperatives Limited, Jhalari for purchasing an ambulance.
Thapa donated Rs 550 thousand to the cooperatives from the fund under MP’s Constituency Development Program.
The cooperatives will add Rs 400 thousand on this amount for purchasing an ambulance, the cooperatives chairman Harendra Bhandari said.
Before this, another lawmaker Kriparam Rana had contributed approximately Rs 800 thousand to the Pipaladi Health Post last month for the same purpose.
Nirmala Panta’s murder accused held after 24 days
KANCHANPUR — Police in Kanchanpur have made public an accused arrested in connection with the murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur’s Bhimdatta Municipality.
Dilip Singh Bista, 41, of Baghphanta, Bhimdatta Municipality was made public at a press conference at the DPO. Bista was arrested on Saturday,according to the District Police Office Spokesperson Deputy Superintendent of Police Gyan Bahadur Sethi.
Nirmala was found dead in a sugarcane field on July 27, a day after she had gone to her friend’s home to get a notebook.
Bista,who was released from prison last year after serving nine years for murdering his brother-in-law Narayansingh Thapa, works as a daily-wage labourer.
According to Bista’s statement to police, he helped Nirmala fix her bicycle chain before raping and killing her on July 26. He told police that killed her to avoid being arrested again.Follow @gorkhapost