KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Wednesday filed a charge-sheet against 175 individuals, including some erstwhile bigwigs, at the Special Court, accusing them of involvement in illegally registering Lalita Niwas land in the names of various individuals.

JANAKPUR, July 17:  It has been found that swathes of land belonging to various temples in Janakpurdham Sub-metropolitan City, Dhanusha district, has been sold to various private individuals by the main priests of those temples, as the authorities concerned turn a blind eye to the matter.

DANG, June 23: Gopal Prasad Nagarkoti of Lamahi Municipality-3 sold his two-room house on 16.78 dhur of land on November 5, 2018 to Madhav Bhusal as repayment of a loan of Rs 500,000.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Padma Kumari Aryal has said the government is conscious lest the religion and culture as well as the spirit and sentiment of the guthis of various communities in the country are affected and harmed.

JUMLA, June 19: The land belonging to Chandannath Bhairavnath Guthi, a religious public trust in Jumla district, has been encroached upon heavily in recent times, with the locals building motorable roads and even private toilets on the land.

JUMLA, June 17: The encroachment of land belonging to the Bhairabnath Guthi Committee of Jumla has been going on for a long time.

BIRGUNJ, April 7: In another shocking case of land grab, large chunks of land approximately worth Rs 100 million belonging to a Guthi Sansthan of Piparamath in Birgunj have been sold based on forged documents. Police have arrested three persons in connection with the case while 16 other the accused including the ward chief of Birgunj-14, Bharat Prasad Kurmi, are still at large.