ROLPA — Two minors of the same family have been murdered in Triveni Rural Municipality-2 of Rolpa district on Monday night.
According to the Rolpa District Police Office, Khadka Bahadur BK (21) of the same village had murdered the minors by attacking them with an axe.
The deceased have been identified as five-year-old Prem BK and three-year-old Basanti BK. They are the son and daughter of Ganesh BK of the rural municipality.
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Gyanendra Phunyal said that police have arrested Khadka Bahadur on Monday night itself.
It has been learnt that the accused is the uncle of the deceased children; he would often argue with his brother and had also recently done so. The neighbours also said that the accused would get involved in arguments in the village.
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.