Rolpa, May 8: Four local governments in Rolpa district have recruited their own police. They are Rolpa municipality, Sunilsmriti, Runtigadhi and Madi rural municipality.
Rolpa municipality has recruited 10 city police personnel, including 3 women. The city police have 1 head constable and 9 constables. It has been mobilizing city police in traffic management, market monitoring and security of structures in tourism sites.
Runtigadhi is the first local government of the district to recruit its own police. The local government recruited 9 city police, including 1 woman. It has recruited police personnel by creating 1 position of Chief and 8 city police personnel. Chairperson of Runtigadhi rural municipality Janak Pun shared city police has been engaged in security and development activities.
Madi has also recruited its own police personnel by naming it ‘village police’. It has recruited 7 village police, including 2 female. The village police have 1 Assistant Sub Inspector and 6 police personnel.
Sinilarly, Sunilsmriti has also recruited 5 city police. According to its Chair Maniram Budhathoki, city police personnel have been mobilized for traffic management, market monitoring and maintaining law and order.