JANAKPUR — A couple taking a morning walk were hit by a bus from behind killing the wife and seriously injuring the husband in early Sunday morning.
Shambu Sah, 45 and his better half Pramila Sah, 42, of Janakpur Sub Metropolis – 9 were taking a morning walk when a bus coming from Dhalkebar hit them at a section located between the Pidari and Ramananda intersections at 4:30 am.
The wife was killed on the spot while her husband Shambu sustained critical injuries with a broken left leg.
As Shambu’s treatment is not possible at the Janakpur Zonal Hospital, he will be airlifted to Kathmandu on a helicopter, said Inspector Gunraj Budhathoki of District Police Office, Dhanusha.
The police have launched a manhunt for the absconding driver and the bus.
4 held with illegal pharmaceutical drugs
SUNSARI — Police have arrested four people in possession of illegal pharmaceutical drugs at Dharan on Sunday.
Albert Gurung and Anish Tamang of Munal Chowk in Dharan-10, Nawaraj Gurung of Dharan-15 and Arun Chaudhary of Khanar in Itahari-11 were arrested on charge of smuggling and selling the illegal pharmaceutical drugs, according to the police.
The police arrested the accused during a routine check at Dharan-based Tinkune checkpost. The police have also recovered 630 ampules of nitrazepam, 140 ampules of nitrasone and seven bottles of dilex from the detainees.
The arrestees have been kept under the police custody for further investigation.Follow @gorkhapost