MAHOTTARI — A 7-months-old infant snatched from her mother on Sunday by an unknown person was found dead on Monday.
Sonali Chaudhary, a daughter of Santosh Chaudhary of Aurahi Municipality-1, was stolen from her parents’ shop at around 6:30 pm on Sunday.
Her body was found under a mango tree in the garden of Feku Chaudhary near the Ankushi River in Bhangaha Municipality, according to Deputy Superintendent (DSP) Khagendra Bahadur Khadka of District Police Office (DPO) Mahottari.
The minor’s body was found with hand prints on her right cheek and bruises from biting on the other cheek. There were also blue-black marks on the head and she was bleeding from the nose.
Police said they have also recovered an orange handkerchief, dark goggles and a pair of pants from the site. The CCTV footage of the shop clearly shows the man running away with the child, 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.