SURKHET — Police here have arrested two persons including traffic police officer in coonection with the death of a student appearing in SEE, who was found dead with injuries in left side of body and leg in her rented room at Babiyachaur on Tuesday morning.
Traffic police officer Hari Koirala, who was deployed at Babiyachaur in West Surkhet was arrested for investigation into the murder case of Gaurikala Rokaya, 18, of Panchapuri Municipality-3.
Other two arrestees in the case are Laxmi Prasad Bastola and Khum Prasad Bastola of Panchapuri Municipality-8.
Police have arrested them after investigation in the death of Gaurikala appearing in SEE in West Surkhet has revealed their involvement in the incident.
Bastola, in his statement, has said that traffic police officer Koirala had asked him to ‘fix a meeting’ with the girl which he did, according to the police.
Gaurikala and officer Koirala then went to a nearby place by the forest in the afternoon and ate snacks along with some alcohol, said Bastola in his statement, adding that he took a leave from the two and went to a nearby village.
Bastola further said that the girl was injured falling off from bike while returning after snacks.
“The girl was injured in a bike accident while returning from the place where they (Gaurikala and Koirala) met. But Koirala instead of taking injured Gaurikala to a medical, dropped her back at her place,” informed Police,
The girl breathed her last at around 1am on Tuesday and the incident had come to light after the neighbours informed the police as her room’s door was not opened until late in the morning before starting the exam.
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.