KATHMANDU- Two persons died in separate road accidents occurred in Mahottari and Chitwan districts last night.
A pedestrian died after a motorcycle (Na 59 Pa 2998) hit him at Barhaghare in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-3 at 1:00 today morning.
According to Chitwan District Police Office, the deceased is 40-year-old Chandra Singh Chaudhary of Kapilbastu district. Police have held the motorcyclist after the incident.
Likewise, a person died at Jaleshwor Municipality-3, Mahottari after a bus of Nepal-India Bus Service hit a motorcycle that was carrying four people when the accident occurred at 10:00 pm on Wednesday.
Superintendent of Police (SP) Ishwar Karki of District Police Office, Mahottari shared that 25-year-old Raj Kumar Sah of Devtal Rural Municipality-3 of Bara district died in the incident.
The bus (B R 06 PC 9251) of Dhanusha-Patna, Bihar route hit the motorcycle (Ja 6 Pa 1650) from the opposite direction at Jaleshwor Municipality-6, killing Sah and injuring three others critically.
Sonu Kumar Thakur, 18, Chunchundevi Thakur, 16, and Meghnath Thakur, 30, of Sitamadhi District in Bihar, India have sustained critical injuries in the accident.
SP Karki said that they are receiving medical treatment in different hospitals in Janakpur and Biratnagar.
Official nabbed red-handed with bribe money
MAHOTTARI— A first class non-gazatted official working at Land Revenue Office in Mahottari was held red-handed along with Rs 10,000 in bribe money.
Nayab Subba Dhak Bahadur Karki was held by a team of the anti-graft body Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Saturday afternoon. He is charged of accepting bribe money from a service seeker while managing documents in regard to land.
The CIAA Office based in Bardibas said that Karki would be booked as per the Corruption Control Act.
It is said that Nayab Subba Karki was transferred to the Mahottari Land Revenue Office just some months ago.