RAUTAHAT, Oct 14: Police on Sunday arrested former minister Mohammad Aftab Alam on the charge of his involvement in committing several murders in Rautahat district in April 2008.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: At about 2 pm on April 9, 2008 a group of local leaders affiliated to the Nepali Congress came to Sri Narayan Singh’s home in Rajkot in Rautahat district. It was the eve of the 2008 historic Constituent Assembly elections.

KANCHANPUR, Aug 31: After finding Nirmala Pant' body, police personnel washed the suruwal worn by her in order to destroy evidence, it has been learnt. Although police are supposed to take precautions to preserve evidence at the scene of a suspected crime, their act of washing a clothing item which was worn by the victim and which could contain valuable evidence such as blood and other body fluids, has raised further suspicions about their motives.