KATHMANDU — Popular Nepali film action director and film producer Rajendra Khadgi has been arrested on the charge of human trafficking.
A team of Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested Khadgi from Thamel of the Capital on Thursday, according to CIB spokesperson Jivan Shrestha.
Shreastha said that Khagdi has been remanded to five days in custody for investigation.
The CIB started investigation against Khadgi based on the information that he has taken 11 people to South Korea on the pretext of making documentary and staging cultural shows and left them there.
According to a CIB investigation, Khadgi had collected Rs 1 to 1.5 million each from the 11 persons to take them to South Korea.Follow @gorkhapost
Mid-Hill highway opens door of prosperity: Minister Adhikari
GALKOT- Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said that the Mid-Hill highway had opened the door of prosperity.
He added that the highway was easing the transportation service of the hilly people.
Inaugurating the Badigad Festival and Nwagi Fair-2075 BS here in Baglung district on Saturday, Minister Adhikari stressed on preserving and promoting the domestic cultures to strengthen the nationality and create harmony among the people.
The festival organizer committee coordinator Tika Paija shared that the festival was organized to preserve domestic culture and promote local tourism.
The festival will run until November 25.