BAITADI — At least six people were injured when a bus they were travelling in met with an accident at Patan Municipality-7 in Baitadi district on Sunday.
Among to the injured, Bhojraj Joshi (60) of Baitadi and Chandra Dhami (28) of Api Municiaplity of Darchula sustained crtitical wounds and they were rushed to Kailali for treatment, DSP Mohan Prasad Pokharel of the District Police Office, Baitadi informed.
The passengers with minor injuries are being treated at a local hospital.
Police said that the incident occurred when the bus (Na 5 Kha 4565) heading towards Darchula from Mahendranagar skidded off the street and fell 30 meters down at around 3:45 am.
There were 17 persons on board the bus when the incident took place.
Police said that they have detained bus driver Bharat Bhatta (32) of Jhalari Pipaladi Municipality of Kanchanpur for investigation.
CCTV cameras lying idle
BETRAWATI— The CCTV cameras installed at main market area and road side of Bidur Municipality in Nuwakot are lying idle.
As many as 25 sets of CCTV which were installed on the initiative of Nuwakot Chamber of Commerce and Industry are now dysfunctional.
The cameras were set up at the cost of Rs 3.5 million. The concerned side has not paid any attention to repair the cameras in the public which were helpful in maintaining security in the areas.
Right now almost all the CCTVs installed in the public places are not in functioning condition, said Basanta Kunwar, Superintendant of Police.
The cameras were installed a year ago in collaboration among the Nuwakot District Development Committee, Bidur Municipality, different banks and financial institutions.Follow @gorkhapost