BARA — A man has been arrested in possession of 13 kilograms of hashish from Jeetpur Simara Sub Metropolitan City-14 in Bara district, on Monday.
A police team deployed from a temporary police post Inarwarsi apprehended 50-year-old Kamal Mahato of Jeetpur Simara Sub Metropolitan City-10 from a bridge over Dudhaura River in the district.
Acting on a special tip-off, police held Mahato, who was heading to Inarwarsi from Jeetpur with the drug, police said.
The suspect and the seized drugs has been made public at the Bara District Police Office and the police are preparing to file a case under the Narcotic Drugs (Control) Act 1976 against Mahato.Follow @gorkhapost
Maha Astami being observed today
KATHMANDU- Today Maha Astami festival is being observed throughout the country by the Hindus.
On this day, people offer special worship to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. They also sacrifice goats and roosters.
People who do not sacrifice animals, offers sacrifices of various vegetables and fruits in place of animals.
Special Durgapuja and prayer ceremonies are held at the Dasain Ghars. People also worship weapons, vehicles and machines.
On this day, a special Kalaratri worship is held at midnight at the Dashain Ghar of Hanumandhoka in the capital city.Follow @gorkhapost