NAWALPARASI — The number of women and children reported to be missing is on the rise in Nawalparasi district.
In the first seven months of the current fiscal year, 221 women and children were reported missing. And of them the fate of 149 remains unknown. Statistics also show that the number of girls missing is higher.
In the previous fiscal, 128 women, 11 boys and 39 girls were reported missing, according to the West Nawalparasi District Police Office, Women’s Cell.
Of them, 73 women, 9 boys and 29 girls were later found. Some of the women and girls also elope, without informing their parents.
However, Chief of the Women and Children Office in Nawalparasi said that some women and children are trafficked due to the open border with India.Follow @gorkhapost
Narayangadh-Muglin road obstructed
CHITWAN — The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been obstructed following a landslide in Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-6 of Chitwan district, on early Thursday morning.
The road section has been obstructed following a landslide at Tope Khola on the Narayangadh-Mugling section of the highway, the District Police Office Chitwan said.
According to police it will take five to eight hours to remove the landslide debris. Landslides are frequent on this section of the highway whenever it rains as the hill slopes on the road side have been scraped in course of the road widening works.Follow @gorkhapost