RAJBIRAJ — Two invigilators indulging in immoral acts during the final day of the Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) in Saptari district were expelled today.
An oversight team led by District Education Officer Dolraj Pandey expelled them from the examination centre based at the Happyland Higher Secondary School in Rajbiraj, the district headquarters of Saptari.
Raj Dev Shah and Jeevan Yadav were expelled on the charge of helping the examinees copy the answers instead of checking such activities.
Besides this, SEE examinations have so far been held peacefully and decently, according to DEO Pandey.
As many as 9,697 students attended the SEE examination in Saptari this year.
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.