An elderly man died after being buried in a landslide at Lho VDC-9 of north Gorkha on Wednesday.
Pasang Tsering Lama,70, died on the spot after being being crushed by a stone that stuck the landslide from over the slope.
His wife Kalten Lama was harmed. The Lama couple was allegedly returning home from Syala-Lho town when the occurrence occurred, nearby inhabitant Tsewang Lama said.
Kalten is experiencing treatment at the local heath clinic. According to the District Police Office, Gorkha Basant Rajaure, a team of police has already reached the site and further details are awaited.
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Three arrested with tiger hides
KATHMANDU- The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Tuesday arrested three persons in possession of tiger hides.
The CIB said that Man Bahadur Tamang of Shailung Rural Municipality in Dolakha; Lokmaya Gurung of Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality in Gorkha district and Amar Singh of Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality in Saptari district were arrested from Budhanilkantha in the capital city acting on a tip off about their involvement in smuggling of animals’ hides and skeleton.
All three have been sent to the Division Forests Office, Kathmandu for further actions. According to the Superintendent of Police Sudip Giri, the alleged would be booked as per the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1973 and CITES Convention, 1975.Follow @gorkhapost