BARA — A man has been arrested in possession of 13 kilograms of hashish from Jeetpur Simara Sub Metropolitan City-14 in Bara district, on Monday.
A police team deployed from a temporary police post Inarwarsi apprehended 50-year-old Kamal Mahato of Jeetpur Simara Sub Metropolitan City-10 from a bridge over Dudhaura River in the district.
Acting on a special tip-off, police held Mahato, who was heading to Inarwarsi from Jeetpur with the drug, police said.
The suspect and the seized drugs has been made public at the Bara District Police Office and the police are preparing to file a case under the Narcotic Drugs (Control) Act 1976 against Mahato.
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.