RAJBIRAJ — The police in Saptari have arrested a 47-year-old man on charges of human trafficking.
Yaswant Singh of Rajbiraj Municipality – 4 is accused of selling a woman of Bathnaha VDC of Saptari with ‘Yadav’ surname in Darbhanga of India on February 15, 2015.
Singh is a nephew of Nepal Sadbhawna Party founding Chairman, late Gajendra Narayan Singh.
The victim’s kin had filed a case at the District Police Office and the Appellate Court Rajbiraj on March 9, 2015 on basis of which Singh was arrested, Saptari’s Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Dan Bahadur Karki said.
Police have launched further investigation against Singh, according to the District Police Office, Saptari.
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