JHAPA— Police have arrested two persons with explosive materials, weapons and drugs from Kakadvitta in Jhapa.
Bishal Limbu and Anup Urau of Mechinagar-6 were held during a security check, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Jitendra Kumar Basnet.
“Illegal drugs were found from a Bolero jeep with Indian number plate, which later led to the recovery of other weapons and explosive materials from the house of Limbu,” said Basnet.
Other recovered materials include letters of appreciation belonging to Sanghiya Limbuwan Rajya Parishad, an outfit operating in the east, a stamp pad, punching machines, two citizenship certificates issued in the name of Bala Subba and Sitaram Angdembe, driving licenses issued in the name of Dal Bahadur Thapa, Bala Subba and Buddha Man Limbu and two mobile phone sets.
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.