Seven arrested for selling relief materials

Seven people have been arrested by police on the charge of selling relief materials meant for the earthquake survivors.

They were arrested from the remote Chaubas in Koshipari VDC. Some of the arrestee were released later after they were cleared of their charges, DSP at the District Police Office in Kavre Raj Kumar KC said.

Further investigation into the incident is underway and the matter will be finalised later today, police said.

Those arrested are Guna Prasad and Krishna Prasad Chaulagain of Gothapani-9, Indra Lama, Punju Sharma of Dhuseni Shivalaya, driver Prakash Tamang, Surya Bahadur Lama and his son Bijaya of Chubas-7.

Chief District Officer of Kavre Sudarshan Dhakal said stern action would be initiated against those found indulged in it. Rice and bitten rice brought as relief support were found in two shops in Chaubas, CDO Dhakal said. RSS

Source: eKantipur