KATHMANDU, March 25: Two persons have been arrested for abducting girls, holding them hostage for nine days and raping in the Rukum East. Two persons have been arrested for abducting two 14-year-old and 15-year-old girls from Bhume Rural Municipality of the district and taking them hostage, police said.
RUKUM EAST, Aug 10: The entire village of Sinse rural municipality-3 in the district has been reeling without electricity for the past three days. The 25 kVA transformer set up in the village saw technical glitches that resulted in electricity disruption.
RUKUM (East), Feb 5: Locals in Rukum East have staged a demonstration demanding implementation of the decision to announce Golkhada as the capital of Rukum East. They have demonstrated in Golkhada as part of pressure on the government to declare it as the capital of Rukum East in line with the decision of the then Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government.