KATHMANDU — Nepal Police is operating free bus service in two routes inside the Kathmandu valley till 5 pm on Thursday in view of chakkajam (transport strike).
The Police, through a post on their official facebook page, announced the free bus service along with the list of two routes.
The first route, which the Nepal Police operating free bus service, is Naxal-Jaya Nepal-Putalisadak-Maitighar-Thapathali-Pulchok-Jawlakhel-Ekantakuna-Balkhu-Kalanki-Rabibhawan-Kalanki-Tripureshwor-Nagesthan-New Road Gate-Jamal-Mahendra Salik-Durbarmarga and back to Naxal.
Similarly, The second route will also start its service from Naxal and head towards Lhotse Chwok, Gyaneshwor, Ratopul, Gaushala, Airport, Sinamangal, Koteshwor, Tinkune, New Baneshwor, Maitighar, Thapathali, Tripureshwor, Nagesthan, New Road door, Jamal, Lainchaur, Lazimpat, Talim Kendra, Narayan Gopal Chowk and back to Talim Kendra, Baluwatar and Naxal.
All public vehicles are off the road since early morning and some cases of vandalism have also been reported in Kathmandu due to a strike called by transport entrepreneurs on Thursday against the government decision to hike fines for traffic rule violations.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