NUWAKOT — Spokesperson of the Nepal Communist Party led by Biplav and former Minister Khadka Bahadur Biswakarma ‘Prakanda’ has been brought to Nuwakot last night.
Biswakarma was brought to the district to lodge a case against him on the charge of setting ablaze two excavators at Belkotgadi Municipality-9 in the district on July 23, according to the Chief of District Police Office, Nuwakot, Superintendent of Police, Basanta Bahadur Kunwar.
The excavators belonging to the Nagarjuna Constructions were being used in repair and maintenance of the Dhamale-Jiling road section in the district. One got completely damaged while another sustained partial damage.
Arrested Bishwakarma will be produced before the District Court today to extend the date for investigation, police said.
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.