JANAKPUR, Sept 18: Both the mayor and deputy mayor of Hansapur Municipality in Dhanusha district are absconding after lodging murder cases against each other over the death of a local man during a brawl over the choice of municipality headquarters.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Almost three months have elapsed since former Nepali ambassador to France, Keshav Jha, was found murdered at his residence in Babar Mahal but police are nowhere close to nabbing the culprits. Jha’s murder remains as one of the unsolved high profile murder cases that took place in the Valley in the last few years.