GULARIYA — Three persons involved in acquiring fake citizenship certificate have been arrested.
Maniram Adhikari and his wife Basudev of Bansgadhi municipality-8 have been charged of recommending citizenship as parents to Asmita Sharma, who is actually Basudev’s sister’s daughter.
All three have been arrested by the Area Police Office in Bansgadhi for necessary action.
Ward Chairman Tul Prasad Gautam had recommended for the citizenship based on birth certificate. Based on the recommendation, Sharma had acquired citizenship from the Area Administration Office, Bansgadhi. Soon after, she had also acquired recommendation for passport.
However, she could not get the passport as the issue came to light. Chief District Officer Ram Bahadur Kuruwang said that those recommending and acquiring fake citizenship will face action as per the citizenship act.
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.