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
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