Collection of swab samples of the workers who are being gathered at Tribhuvan Chowk of Nepalgunj in search for work has started.
Banke district’s corona focal person Naresh Shrestha said the swab collection began from Thursday onward. The District Health Office took the initiative with support from Kasaudhan Baiswa Samaj and Nepal Red Cross Society.
Swam samples collection of workers has started on the presence of Chief District Officer Ram Bahadur Kurumbang and Samaj chair Nanda Lal Baiswa, Shrestha informed.
Along with the workers members of the houses and shopping outlets around the Tribhuvan Chowk have also provided their swab samples for corona tests.
According to him, 130 samples among 365 registered people were collected on Thursday alone.
Bheri Hospital’s computer operator arrested on graft charge
A team of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Thursday arrested computer operator of the Bheri Hospital Arun Raj Khanal. He was held on charge of receiving commission of 1.61 million in the purchase of the hospital appliances.
According to CIAA Nepalgunj chief Ganesh Gaire, computer operator Khanal was arrested in possession of cash with unidentified sources. The anti-graft body has come up with activism in the crackdown of authorities allegedly involved in the graft cases in Nepalgunj area.
Meanwhile, the Banke police arrested two drug pedlars with the banned drugs. The police team deputed from the district police office last night arrested Ashish Ahir, 30, and Rajkumar Yadav, 27, from Duduwa rural municipality-1, Paja last night. The police team destroyed the banned drugs after recovering them from the pedlars.
Source: National News Agency Nepal