SURKHET, July 12: Bhakta Bahadur Lama, an official at the Division Forest Office was arrested while taking a bribe of Rs 400,000 from the service seekers on Friday afternoon.

GORKHA, April 21: Imnath Paudel, the chief of the Division Forest Office, Gorkha, has been found to have registered a company of his own and awarded it the contract to prepare the work plan of various community forests in the district without competition.

UDAYAPUR, Nov 5: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Udayapur, has arrested an assistant forest officer on the charge of taking bribe from a service seeker.