KATHMANDU — Two persons were arrested red-handed while selling petrol at a rate higher than the current market prince from Sinamangal of Kathmandu on Tuesday.
Som Bahadur Shrestha (33) from Jyalu-5 of Ramechhap district and Rajan Khadka (32) from Bayarban of Morang were held with 2,000 liter petrol and 70 liter lamp oil, according to police..
They duo were selling petrol at Rs 250 for per liter from the CG Guest House premises at Shambhu Marga of Sinamangal, KMC-9.
Police said further investigation is in underway.Follow @gorkhapost
Advance booking open for Dashin
Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.
The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.
On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking. Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.Follow @gorkhapost