The Supreme Court has ordered the police administration to produce 12 gamblers before the court on Thursday.
Responding to a habeas corpus petition registered at the apex court seeking the release of the 12 gamblers including Indra Bahadur Shrestha and gangster Balaram Sapkota aka ‘Bale’, a single bench of justice Purushottam Bhandari issued the order on Wednesday afternoon.
A 54-year-old British national was found dead at a hotel in Khumbu Pashanglhamu rural municipality-4 of Solukhumbu district on Tuesday.
The deceased has been identified as Kellinu Joseph. The Briton had booked a hotel room on Monday evening and was found dead the following morning inside his room at 6 am, according to District Police Office, Solukhumbu. He was on a trek to the area.
Province 1 has expedited its homework to finalize its name by mid-January next year.
Spokesperson of the provincial government and Minister for Internal Affairs and Law Hikmat Karki informed that preparations have been made to name the province so that it will be acceptable to all.
Speaking at a press meet at his home town Gauradaha, Karki revealed that the winter session of the provincial assembly will name the province. “To address all the concerns, we have initiated homework,” he added.
India will formally split up disputed Jammu and Kashmir state into two federal territories on Thursday, aiming to tighten its grip on the restive region that has been in the grip of a harsh security clampdown for nearly three months.
Street protests against the measures have erupted sporadically, while militants have killed about a dozen people from outside the state in recent weeks.