MAHOTTARI — Mahottari district court has convicted three persons for the abduction and murder of an eight-year-old child and sentenced them to 31 years in prison on Monday.
A single bench of Justice Subhasbabu Puri convicted Sabir Ansari, of Bhatauliya-1, Sudhir Kumar Sah, of Bhatauliya-2, and Anish Kumar Sah, of Bhatauliya-3, for the murder and abduction of the child.
The trio had abducted Jenish Mahaseth of Bhatauliya-2 and murdered him on January 10, 2016.
The court has also slapped 20 years in prison terms on them for the child’s murder and an additional 11 years for abduction. The court has imposed Rs 50,000 fine on each of them.
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.