KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Police have arrested two persons on the charge of threatening Govinda Bahadur Khadka, the chief of Likhu rural municipality in Ramechhap, to pay them Rs 20 million as a donation.

SINDHULI, April 30: Five persons have been arrested on the charge of looting gold. The arrestees, according to the police, had used a plastic pistol to loot 711 grams of the yellow metal from a jeweler's room.

INARUWA, Dec 10: An Indian dacoit died in an exchange of fire between Nepal Police and a gang of robbers at Musahari Tole in Koshi rural municipality of Sunsari last night.