ARGHAKHAANCHI — Arghakhanchi District Court has slapped 12 year prison sentence to a man on charges of cow slaughter.
A single bench of judge Ram Chandra Poudel issued the verdict against one Yam Bahadur Khatri of Bhotepokhara in Bhumikasthan Municipality-2 for killing three cows, according to Court Information Officer Tek Raj Gaire.
Khatri’s neighbor Baldev Bhat had lodged the complaint against Khatri after he killed one red and two black-coloured cows that were tied in a cowshed by hitting them with an axe in their heads.
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.