MYAGDI: A police post has been established in Mauwaphant of Myagdi. Gandaki Province Police Chief, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Ram Dutta Joshi inaugurated the police post. The building for the post was constructed a year ago with the financial assistance of the province government. It was set up as per the federal government’s […]
KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Two people were killed and two others have gone missing as incessant rainfall triggered a landslide at Rum Village of Malika Rural Municipality-2 of Myagdi district last night.
Gam Bahadur BK’s house was buried by the landslide, killing his 13 years old son, Rajan BK and Nabin BK, 15.
According to the local police officer, Gam Bahadur BK, his wife and his seven years old daughter are still missing. “Local people and security personnel are doing their best to find their whereabouts.”
KATHMANDU: Police have destroyed illegally cultivated opium in Maygdi on Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, a joint police team deployed from Darwang, Babiyachaur and Singatatopani of Myagdi destroyed opium planted over five ropani land at Arman Changa of Mangala Rural Municipality-5 of the district.
KATHMANDU: Nine hikers including three Spanish nationals who were stranded after not knowing the route to go to Mustang from Hidden Valley of Myagdi were rescued by the police.
Mustang Police rescued them via helicopter and reached Jomsom.
District Police Office Mustang informed that the hikers were unable to trace the route to Mustang due to a snowstorm. Deputy Superintendent of Police Raj Kumar Dani said three Spanish and six Nepali guides were found stranded, so they were airlifted to Jomsom Airport.
The chopper belonging to Fishtail Airs lifted them to safety. Among them, three Spanish and a Nepali were sent to Kathmandu on Monday.
Currently, the high altitudes in Myagdi and Mustang have witnessed chilling cold with snowfall.
Shyam Kumar Rai, deputy superintendent of police in the district police office, said that the jeep veered off the road and got stuck at a Sal tree which saved the jeep from slipping further down the hill. Bikash Sunar, 27, of Takam in Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality-7 died on the spot as he fell off the jeep.
PARBAT, July 13: The Parbat-Baglung section of Mid-Hill Highway has been obstructed du to massive landslides for six days. The landslide occurred in the area between Armadi and Nayapul of Kusma Municipality in the district on July 8 obstructed the roadway.
Although Lama Construction has kept on efforts to clear the debris, there are boulders impeding the progress.
As the dozer could not split the rocks, the district administration took help of Nepal Army to use explosives to break the rocks but in vain. The Nepal Army’s Kebaljung Company made explosion for two times on Monday, but the rock did not break.
Traffic police chief in the district, Krishna Khadka, informed that the NA would continue its efforts to break the huge rock on Tuesday too. Even the torrential rainfall has impeded the works. He however said if the rainfall declines, one-way traffic could be opened by Tuesday evening.
Hundreds of vehicles ply daily on the road. It is one of the busy roads linked to Pokhara city as well. With the obstruction, alternative route- the rural roads are used.
However, heavy vehicles are stranded at Baglung, Myagdi and Parbat districts.
MYAGDI, May 10: A youth who had gone missing since April 27 from Devisthan of Malika rural municipality-5 in Myagdi was found dead in a cave near the Marchula Community Forest.
The District Police Office, Myagdi has confirmed the retrieval of the body of one Dhajendra Pun, 27, from the cave on Sunday. The DPO was informed about the incident by locals. The body was retrieved under from a rock and it had already started to decompose. Police suspected the youth was murdered and the body was placed in the cave.
Other four youths in the locality have gone missing along with Dhajendra since the date.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Shyam Kumar Rai said elder brother of the deceased has formally reported the incident before the police and investigation into the case has begun accordingly.
Meanwhile, an 11-year-old girl of the locality was allegedly raped on April 27 by a 21-year-old local. The family of the girl has filed a police complaint against the alleged perpetrator and police are searching for him, it is said. The incident happened when the girl had been in her neighbour’s house to attend a wedding ceremony.