KATHMANDU—The Rautahat District Police office issued an arrest warrant against Sumit Rauniyar, the chairman of Pappu Construction and the son of lawmaker and company owner Hari Narayan Rauniyar, holding the company responsible for a boat tragedy last month.
Five people were killed in Rautahat’s tikuliyaghat village, when a boat carrying 29 people across the Lalbakaiya River capsized after hitting the pillar of under Construction Bridge On August 25.
The Pappu Construction had been given the contract four years ago with a completion deadline of July 2017, but it has not completed yet.
The arrest warrant was issued after the families of victims in the boat accident filed a complaint, arguing that the Pappu Construction didn’t complete the contract on time.Follow @gorkhapost
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