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Two held for black marketing petrol

Gorkha Post



KATHMANDU — Two persons were arrested red-handed while selling petrol at a rate higher than the current market prince from Sinamangal of Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Som Bahadur Shrestha (33) from Jyalu-5 of Ramechhap district and Rajan Khadka (32) from Bayarban of Morang were held with 2,000 liter petrol and 70 liter lamp oil, according to police..

They duo were selling petrol at Rs 250 for per liter from the CG Guest House premises at Shambhu Marga of Sinamangal, KMC-9.

Police said further investigation is in underway.

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Lightning strike kills woman in Saptari





RAJBIRAJ — A woman was killed when lightning struck her in the field at Bishnupur Rural Municipality-6 in Saptari district on Saturday evening.

The victim is 50-year-old Keshari Devi Yadav, wife of Shailendra Kumar Yadav, Superintendent of Police Mukesh Kumar Singh said. She was struck by thunderbolt while picking up lentils in the field.

Another woman, Rinku Yadav who had gone together with Keshari to harvest lentil, has been injured in the incident. She is being treated at the Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zone Hospital at Rajbiraj.

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