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1 dies, 4 seriously sick after consuming toxic mushroom

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PARBAT — An elderly man died and four others were seriously sick after consuming wild mushroom at Bhorle VDC in Parbat district on Friday night.

The deceased has been identified as Deu Bahadur Thapa, 65, of Bhorle-4.

His daughters Laxmi Thapa, 18, Prativa Thapa, 15, Lalita Thapa, 14, and daughter-in-law Kopila Thapa, 35, fell ill and have been sent to Waling for treatment, according to the District Police Office, Parbat.

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Two held on charge of girls trafficking

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BETRAWATI— Police have arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in trafficking five adolescent girls aged between 13 to 16 — to India.

The arrestees have been identified as Nirmal Biswakarma (23) of Bheriganga Municipality-12 of Surkhet and Bikas Pyakurel (20) of Chaughada in Likhu Rural Municipality-4 of Nuwakot.

The Surkhet Police had arrested Biswokarma from his home while rescuing the captive girls on Friday and produced him before court on Saturday.

Likewise, acting on the statement of the captive girls, police arrested Pyakurel from Battar Bazaar, Nuwakot on Sunday.

According to District Police Office Chief Basanta Kunwar, a case related to human trafficking was registered against them on Sunday and investigation into the case was expedited from the Nuwakot District Court.

It has been learnt that the duo lured the girls, on their way to play Bhailo on Laxmi Puja, by promising them good jobs in India and transported them to Surkhet.

The rescued girls have been kept at a shelter of Women and Children Service Centre of Nepal Police.

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