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2 killed, 3 injured in Udayapur tanker accident

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UDAYAPUR — Two persons died on the spot and three others critically injured after the fuel tanker they were travelling on plunged in Katari Municipality-11 of Udayapur district, on Tuesday night.

The deceased have been identified as driver Purna Prasad Khanal (23) of Amalekhganj Municipality-4 in Bara district and passenger Saroj Moktan (31) of Namatar in Makawanpur district.

Likewsie, injured are Subas Tamang (24) of Bhaktapur, Abhishek Shrestha (17) of Nijgadh in Bara and Sujan Gole (25) of Charikot in Dolakha, according to police.

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Police said that the incident occurred when the fuel laden tractor (Na 6 Kha 3231) en route from Katari to Ghurmi lost its control and plunged around 1,000 metre below the road at 2:00 am yesterday, killing two and injuring three.

The critically injured are being rushed to a health facility in Kathmandu, informed Area Police Office, Katari.

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Attorney General Kharel directs police to file a case to seek life imprisonment to rapists





DHANUSA— Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel has directed the police department to file a case seeking life imprisonment to the men arrested for raping and murdering 10-year-old girl Manika Yadav along with confiscation of all property.

He made this direction to Superintendent of Police Gobinda Thapaliya during an inspection of the office of district government advocate and high government advocate office in Janakpur.

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Kharel also met Manika’s family at Aaurahi Rural Municipality.

During the meeting, he assured the bereaved family of action against the rapists and economic help to them.

The Dhanusa police have arrested Binod Mukhiya and Nathuni Pandit from the locality on the charge of raping Manika.

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