SAPTARI —A man was arrested on charge of throwing acid to his wife in Saptari.
The suspect has been identified as Amal Ram (40) of Belhi Chapena VDC-7 of Saptari.
Police said that Amal threw acid on the face of his wife Betani Devi Ram on Monday.
Betani was seriously injured in the incident, police said. The victim is receiving treatment at the Biratnagar-based Neuro Hospital, the District Police Office, Saptari informed.
Police said that they are trying to find out the motive behind the attack.
1 killed, 2 injured in Dhading truck mishap
DHADING — One person was killed while two other seriously injured when a truck fell from Hugdi Khola Bridge in Rorang-10, Benighat along the Prithvi Highway on Wednesday.
The truck (Na 5 Kha 1568) en-route to Chitwan from Kathmandu fell off the bridge to Hugdi Khola (river) on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as 23-year-old Sher Bahadur Magar,23, of Madhya Bindu Municipality-10, according to police. Magar died on the course of treatment at a Malekhu-based hospital, informed Area Police Office, Gajuri.
Those injured in the incident are Manoj Ale 25, of Arunkhola, Nawalparasi and Megh Bahadur Gharti of Sitakganga Municipality in Arghakhanchi district have been sent to Kathmandu for further medical treatment.Follow @gorkhapost