Siraha- Nine people have been caught from Lahan and fined for stealing electricity.
A team from the Nepal Electricity Authority branch, Mirchaiya arrested the accused from Mirchaiya, Kalyanpur and Kajanha, while stealing electricity through hooking.
The arrest was made in the course of a monitoring, said the branch’s chief Digambar Yadav. Four electricity meters, three fans and three television sets were also confiscated.
Over Rs 50,000 have been collected in fine from the arrestees, said Yadav.
Official nabbed red-handed with bribe money
MAHOTTARI— A first class non-gazatted official working at Land Revenue Office in Mahottari was held red-handed along with Rs 10,000 in bribe money.
Nayab Subba Dhak Bahadur Karki was held by a team of the anti-graft body Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Saturday afternoon. He is charged of accepting bribe money from a service seeker while managing documents in regard to land.
The CIAA Office based in Bardibas said that Karki would be booked as per the Corruption Control Act.
It is said that Nayab Subba Karki was transferred to the Mahottari Land Revenue Office just some months ago.