POKHARA — The Pokhara Lekhanath Metropolitan City Office has banned the use of Facebook during the office hours.
The decision follows the public complaints about its impact on service delivery. The public complaint was that its use by office employees with the help of mobile phone, laptop and desktop computers had negatively affected the service delivery, according to the office.
The Facebook network has been made dysfunctional in the office hours (from 10: 15 am to 14:00 pm), office information technology officer Ashok Dware confirmed.
Besides, the use of this social site through the mobile data in cell phones has also been prohibited during the office hours. In case of the violation of the decision, immediate action will be taken, office chief Man Bahadur GC said.Follow @gorkhapost
34 people involved in sex trade arrested
KATHMANDU — Metropolitan Police Circle Gongabu has arrested 34 people involved in sex trade.
During a joint operation held last night at Deepjyoti and Mitranagar area in Gongabu, law enforcement officers raided restaurants running as a cover for sex trade, sale of contraband drugs and gambling. Among the arrested 19 are men and 15 women.
Circle’s Chief Pratap Poudel said the operation is part of a broader plan of making the Naya Bus Park area a controlled sector for human trafficking and sex trade.
He added that further investigation is being launched with police planning to file cases against 12 of the arrestees.Follow @gorkhapost