RASUWA — Police on Sunday evening arrested a man possessing six kilograms of undeclared gold from Rasuwagadhi of Rasuwa district.
The arrestee has been identified as Kangtang Tenzing Lama of the area.
Lama was found in possession of the six gold bars weighing one kg each, hidden inside a belt, at around 3 pm yesterday, said DSP Awadesh Bista of Rasuwa District Police Office.
The seized yellow metal is worth Rs 28.85 million in the current market, according to police.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