KATHMANDU — A leopard entered a private house in Kuleshwor of Kathmandu on Wednesday, creating a panic to local people.
According to the Metropolitan Police Circle, Kalimati, the leopard had entered into the house of Chhetra Bahadur Shrestha at around 8:30 am this morning.
Nepal Police, officials and veterinarians from Central Zoo have reached Kuleshwor to take the leopard under control but being unable as the said to be hiding inside the compound of the house .
A team of policemen have also been deployed at the location under the command of Police Inspector, Deepak Khadka, said police.
Earlier, two leopards were spotted in Kirtipur and Baneshwor residential area as well.Follow @gorkhapost
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