CHITWAN — A man, who had been blackmailing a woman by making her obscene videos using her photos, and threatening to post them on social networking site Facebook, has landed in police net.
Police arrested Tirtha Sapkota alias Subin KC of Kawasoti, Nawalparasi currently living in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-12 from local Hakim Chok on Tuesday on the charge of blackmailing women and extorting money from them, Deputy Superintendent of Police Prabhu Prasad Dhakal said.
DSP Dhakal said that preliminary investigation by police revealed that Sapkota had blackmailed and extorted Rs 50,000 from a woman, a resident of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-12.
He blackmailed the woman using different phone numbers demanding Rs 300 thousand threatening her that he would upload her obscene photos and videos on the social media.
Sapkota was arrested after the victim woman reported this to police.
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.