KAPILVASTU — Four persons were arrested on the charge of cow slaughter from Bijayapur Rural Municipality-4 in Kapilvastu district on Saturday.
The arrested have been identified as Hum Bahadur Rana (70), Kumari Gharti,Ram Kumari Gharti and Kunti Thapa, all local residents.
Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Rana from Jyotinagar on Friday night along with 30 Kilo grams of beef from his possession. During the interrogation, Rana confessed to the killing of cow, according to police.
After the confession of Rana, police on Saturday arrested Kumar, Ram Kumar and Kunti for their collusion on the crime, informed Khim Bahadur Gham, Chief of Area Police Office, Ganeshpur.
Cow is the national animal and its slaughter is prohibited by law.
Meanwhile, all the arrested have been detained at the Krishnanagar Police Office and further investigation into the case is underway, said police.Follow @gorkhapost
7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision
DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.
The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.
Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.Follow @gorkhapost