June 28, Jaleshwor: The Jaleshwor Jail in Mahottahari district has been inundated following the torrential rains this morning.
The rain that started from 5:00 am continued for around one and half hour, leaving the prison area waterlogged. The jail serves as the integrated confinement center for Mohattari, Dhanusha and Sarlahi districts.
Around 160-year-old jail infrastructure dating back to the Rana, regime is based in the lowest point of Jaleshwor municipality-2.
According to jailor Pradeep Kumar Saha, inundation during rains has been the frequent problem for the jail.