KATHMANDU— In the view of festivals-Tihar, Nepal Sambat and Chhath, security will be tightened across the Kathmandu Valley, said the police.
The security measures aim to control criminal and unwanted activities during festivals, said Deputy Inspector General of Police Shailesh Thapa Chheri at a programme with the theme of ‘community’s cooperation in reducing crime’ organised jointly by the Community Police Service Centre, Gongabu and the Metropolitan Police Circle (MPC), Maharajgunj.
Likewise, Deputy Superintendent of Police Phanindra Prasain, also Chief of the MPC, Maharajgunj, stressed cooperation between the police and the society in controlling crime.
Official nabbed red-handed with bribe money
MAHOTTARI— A first class non-gazatted official working at Land Revenue Office in Mahottari was held red-handed along with Rs 10,000 in bribe money.
Nayab Subba Dhak Bahadur Karki was held by a team of the anti-graft body Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Saturday afternoon. He is charged of accepting bribe money from a service seeker while managing documents in regard to land.
The CIAA Office based in Bardibas said that Karki would be booked as per the Corruption Control Act.
It is said that Nayab Subba Karki was transferred to the Mahottari Land Revenue Office just some months ago.