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.
Two missing in Dhading cave found dead
DHADING— Two persons missing in a cave since January 27 following a landslide at Hindung of Ruby Valley Rural Municipality-4 in Dhading district were found dead on Thursday evening.
Locals Norbu Tamang, 45, and Dhan Bahadur Tamang, 18, were found trapped in the debris, police confirmed.
The two had reportedly taken shelter under the cave after the heavy snowfall while herding their cattle but witnessed such a tragic moment as the huge stones fell down the hill, Deputy Superintendent of Armed Police Force, Nepal Darshan Giri said.
Inspector of the Armed Police Force, Nepal Laxman Bahadur Basnet-led team recovered the dead bodies five days after the incident. A large number of police personnel were deployed for the rescue operations.
Likewise, all cattle except four out of 260 cattle were also killed after being buried in the same landslide, the rescue team shared.