JHAPA, August 18: Police have arrested six people in possession of brown sugar weighing 27.7 grams from Birtamod Municipality in Jhapa district.
Different police teams arrested them from different areas of the municipality.
A team from the Area Police Office, Anarmani held two women identified as Devi Tamang of Birtamod-1 and Sita Khatiwada of Birtamod-5 along with 4.4 grams brown sugar. The police also seized a digital weighing machine and two sets mobile phones, said Rakesh Thapa, spokesperson for the district police office, Jhapa.
Similarly, four others were arrested in possession of 23.3 grams brown sugar from Birtamod-5. The arrestees have been identified as Ratan Rajbamshi and Suraj Chaudhary, both of Birtamod-5, Manoj Chaudhary of Arjundhara-5 and Suman Tamang of Birtamod-5.
The police also confiscated a motorcycle (Me 2 Pa 8686) from them. Investigations were underway, said the police.
Likewise, two were arrested in illegal possession of 900 strips of nitravet tablets from Golbazaar Municipality-3 in Siraha district. The arrestees have been identified as Pramod Kumar Yadav of Bariyarpatti Rural Municipality-3 and Dhanjit Yadav of Sukhipur Municipality-10. The police also confiscated one on-test pulsar motorcycle, two sets of mobile phones and Rs 3,346 from them.
BHADRAPUR, August 8:Police have arrested an Indian national in possession of brown sugar. Shravan Roy, 28, of Totapada in West Bengal, India was arrested with 21.26 grams of brown sugar from Kichchakbad in Bhadrapur municipality-3 on Saturday, said spokesperson of the District Police Office, Jhapa, DSP Rakesh Thapa.
He said that a joint team from District Police Office, Jhapa and Border Police Post, Prithvinagar arrested him with the banned narcotics.
Meanwhile, police have arrested Khemraj Kunwar, 24, of Bhadrapur-3 in possession of banned drugs from Hatimara on Saturday.
Both the arrested persons were taken to the District Police Office, Jhapa for necessary action and further investigation, DSP Thapa said.
KATHMANDU, July 23: Police here have arrested three persons on the charge of cheating Rs 749 thousand 500. The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police arrested them on the charge of swindling different persons promising to send them to USA.
The arrested were 24-year-old Binod Bhusal of Kapilvastu, 31-year-old Pukar Gurung and 30-year-old Prakash Gurung of Kaski.
They have cheated people in the name of sending them to USA on working visa.
According to bureau spokesperson SP Shyam Kumar Mahato, the victims were contacted through Bhusal by Divya Rana, currently living in the USA. It is stated that Bhusal had managed the process to send them to USA for working in agriculture farm of Rana.
Bhusal was found preparing fake documents of the US embassy. It may be noted that Bhusal was arrested on the charge of taking Rs 2.5 million in the release of a person jailed in USA.
KARNALI, June 6: The District Police Office, Surkhet has arrested four persons in possession of brown sugar. The four were arrested from Birendranagar, Surkhet.
During a search, police recovered 7.4 grams of brown sugar from Bishnu Devi Shahi, 52, running a hotel at Birendranagar municipality-6, Saru Shahi,21, of Gurans rural municipality-5, Dailekh, Gaurav Chettri and Pradip Khatri of Birendranagar municipality, according to the District Police Office, Surkhet.
Police also recovered other banned drugs and Rs. 508,200 in cash from them. Further investigation is underway.
In a similar incident in Kanchanpur, police arrested an Indian national in possession of 11.87 grams of brown sugar. Aman Chand,21, of Uttarakhand, India was arrested with 11.87 grams of the banned narcotics, according to District Police Office, Kanchanpur.
CHITWAN, May 23: A man on the run since being sentenced to jail after being found guilty of Rhino poaching has been arrested. Sagar Praja known as Birendra Singh, a resident of Kalika municipality in Chitwan was arrested by the Chitwan National Park authorities.
He was arrested from Thulechaur of Ghansikuwa in Byas municipality-11 of Tanahu on Friday. Praja was sentenced to 15 years in jail and fined Rs. 100,000 after being found guilty of killing a male Rhino in the park four years ago. He had been on the run ever since.
Praja was sentenced on three acts of Rhino poaching and smuggling, said the park information officer Lokendra Adhikari. The park authorities have so far arrested four fugitive involved in wildlife poaching this fiscal year.