Case filed against Kalaiya mayor among 12 for distributing rotten rice as relief

File: Rajesh Raya, the mayor of Kalaiya sub-metropolitan city

Kathmandu, April 22

Police have registered a case against Rajesh Raya Yadav, the mayor of Kalya sub-metropolis of Bara, on the charge of distributing rotten pulses and rice to the people affected by the ongoing lockdown as relief materials.

A case has been registered against them as per the Black Marketing and Social Offences Act, 2032.

Police in Bara district of Province 2 on Tuesday had arrested the mayor on the charge. He was presented at the Bara District Court on the same day.

Additional investigation has been initiated as the court gave the police an order to remand him for seven days, says DSP Gautam Mishra, the spokesperson for the Bara District Police Office.

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