KATHMANDU — Thamel, the main tourism hub of the Capital, is to be made vehicle-free from October 22.
It was informed at a press conference organized by Metropolitan City Traffic Police Division and Thamel Development Council, that the general vehicles apart from most essential ones will be strictly prohibited to enter into Thamel area.
Traffic Division In-charge Sarbendra Khanal said that vehicles excluding most essential ones such as ambulance, drinking water, tourism and security will not be allowed to ply to the area.
“We are putting in place a pass system for the most essential vehicles to move to and from Thamel area”, Khanal added.
The vehicles, which have ‘pass’, can enter in to Thamel from Tridevi Marg while taxi, microbus, van and motorbikes will not be permitted to stop rampantly.
Action will be taken against the vehicle breaching one way traffic rule. Traffic signs will be kept in different places and vehicles will be arranged as per the need of the hotels in Thamel, it was informed at the press conference.Follow @gorkhapost
Man hacks wife to death in Morang
URLABARI — A man has killed his wife in Pathari Sanishchare of Morang district on Saturday night.
34-year-old Chandra Bahadur Limbu, a permanent resident of Shyam Chok in Pathari Sanischare-9 in the district, jabbed his wife Tulasa (30) to death with Khukuri, said Inspector Bijaya Shrestha at the Pathari Area Police Office.
The cause of the incident is yet to be known as Chandra fled the scene after the murder.
Police has mounted a search for him.Follow @gorkhapost