HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: Police on Thursday arrested Tahir Hussein (17) of Motihari, India, for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old at his workplace in Balaju. According to a complaint lodged with police, Hussein molested the child at AC Repairing Centre, where he was an employee, on Wednesday at 4.30 pm. Police said an investigation into the incident was under way.
Assailant in net
KATHMANDU: Police on Thursday held Buddha Ratna Shakya (24) of Indrachowk for attacking Ganga Ram Bhujel (30) of Morang with a sword. Police said he had attacked Bhujel in New Road on Wednesday at 9.00 pm. A sword was also recovered from Shakya’s possession. The victim has been admitted to Bir Hospital for treatment and is said to be of danger. Police said the motive behind the attack was under investigation.
KATHMANDU: A squad of Metropolitan Police Circle, Maharajgunj, on Thursday rounded up three people involved in burglaries in Samakhusi, Gongabu, Dhapasi and Baniyatar. The arrested are: Milan Gurung (18) of Myagdi, Shankar Tamang (19) of Sunsari and Sanjaya Chhetri (18) of Mahankal, Kathmandu. Four laptop computers, three iPhone sets and seven mobile phone sets were recovered from their possession.
KATHMANDU: Two separate incidents of burglaries were reported in Kathmandu on Wednesday. According to police, cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 2.29 lakhs were burgled from the rented room of Kalpana Shah in Sifal. In another incident, an unidentified gang broke into the house of Suraj Adhikari in Mahankal and reportedly made away with a laptop computer, gold ornaments and cash worth Rs 1.77 lakh. The culprits are at large.
KATHMANDU: Three unidentified people rendered Laxmi Dhakal (40) of Kavre unconscious by offering her spiked tea and robbed her of one-tola gold ornament and Rs 500 in Koteshwor on Wednesday. The incident came to the fore after she regained consciousness at Bir Hospital. She told police that the unidentified gang befriended her and offered a cup of tea. Police said they have launched a search operation to nab the gang.
Smokers caught, fined
KATHMANDU: Police officials on Thursday arrested 19 people for smoking in public places. They were caught smoking in New Road, Durbar Marg, Kamal Pokhari, Thankot, Gaushala and Singha Durbar areas. The offenders were freed after one hour as they pledged not to smoke in public and paid a fine of Rs 100 each as per the Tobacco Control and
KATHMANDU: The Consumers’ Forum Nepal (CFN) has protested the decision of the LP Gas suppliers to wage protests. In a press release, CFN flayed the decision of the cooking gas suppliers to launch protest programmes, putting forth various demands, all of a sudden. CFN also demanded action against the LP Gas suppliers as they have violated the legal provision that bars halting supply of essential commodities.