KATHMANDU — Police has arrested two education consultancy operators for their alleged involvement in forging government seals and signatures from Kathmandu.
Acting on a tip-off, a police team deployed from Metropolitan Crime Division raided Yamato Educational Pvt Ltd and Aryan International Educational Pvt Ltd and arrested 28-year-old Deepak Bahadur Khatri of Birendranagar-15 and Dev Raj Saud of Mahendranagar in Kanchanpur district, on Monday.
Police said they have recovered various government papers, seals and signatures, academic transcripts and various transcripts issued by the educational institutions in Utter Pardesh in India.
The accused duo have been sent to Metropolitan Police Range Teku for further investigation and action, accoding to police.
If convicted the duo would face up to one year jail term as per the existing legal provisions in Muluki Ain also known as Civil Code of Nepal.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.