BAJURA- Two women were severely injured after being attacked by a bear at Khatigaun of Khaptad Chhededaha Rural Municipality in Bajura.
The victims have been identified as Jalu Dhami, 52, and Shanti Dhami,16, according to ward chair Harka Rawat.
Jalu has sustained injuries to her eyes while Shanti suffered wounds to her back.
The two had come under the attack from a wild beast as they had been near the local Chhadi stream in course of collecting fodder.
They have been referred to Achham-based Bayalpata Hospital from the local Gudukhati Health Post.
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.