MALEKHU — A young girl died and four others were injured after a Chitwan bound car from the capital city hit them at Gajuri in Dhading district along the Prithvi Highway on Friday morning.
Sapana Lama, 19, of Gajuri VDC-1 died after the car (Ba 5 cha 6844) hit her, the Gajuri-based Area Police Office said.
Injured persons have been taken to the healing facility while the car driver is in police custody, police informed.
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