Melamchi, 17 May : Police arrested a school principal on charge of stealing yellow metal and cash from the house of a local guardian.
Kamala Joshi, Principal of Bhairabidevi Primary School at Melamchi municipality-11, Khanigaun in Sindhupalchowk, admitted that she stole gold weighing over two tola and cash Rs 3,000 from the house of local Maya Ghale after consuming alcohol there, said Area Police Office, Melamchi.
Joshi who has long been in teaching profession took away precious yellow metal and cash at around 3.00 pm, said victim Ghale. The thief was taken under control with support from locals and handed to police.
Gyanendra Shrestha, chief of education section of the municipality, said theft-accused Joshi has been allegedly involved in several such cases.
Local Govinda Ghale shared that Joshi was not regular at school and even if she went school in an inebriated state. Mahendra Darnal, Police Inspector, said that Joshi has been kept at Area Police Office, Melamchi for further investigation.
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