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- Post Report, Sankhuwasabha

Apr 2, 2016-

Two held for poisoning fellow workers’ food

SANKHUWASABHA: Police have arrested two construction workers for allegedly poisoning the food of five fellow workers at Sabhapokhari-2 in Sankhuwasabha. Yakhaya Mansuri from Araria of India, and Mahommad Sajir from Ghuskihat of Sunsari district were taken into custody after they reportedly laced rat poison into the food of five fellow workers following a dispute, Deputy Superintendent of Police Gautam Kumar KC said on Friday. The five victims are undergoing treatment at the Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences. (PR) 

Teenager buried in mound collapse

GULMI: A teenager died after being buried by a mound of soil at Bulmachaur in Gulmi district on Friday. Police identified the deceased as Nam Bahadur Kumal, 15, of Hastichaur-3. According to the Dhanarji Police station, Kumal died on the spot when a mass of soil caved in while he was collecting clay to daub his house. (PR)

Ambulance service halted in Bhojpur

BHOJPUR: Ambulance service has been halted at the Bhojpur District Hospital for the past 19 days. The District Hospital Development Committee shut down the service on the charge of financial irregularities. After the decision, the ambulance driver resigned from the post. DHDC Chairman Bharat Tamang said they were forced to shut down the service as the driver, accountant and some hospital staff had not kept the accounts transparent. (PR)

SLC examinee found dead

KHOTANG: A School Leaving Certificate examinee was found dead at Dandagaun-4 in Khotang district on Friday morning. Police said Tulasa Majhi, 20, of Batase-4, Bhadareghat, who arrived at the Okhre-based Mahendrodaya Higher Secondary School to take the SLC exam, was found dead in her rented room. Deputy Superintendent of Police Bidhyananda Majhi said she had been ill for the past few days. (PR)

Published: 02-04-2016 09:02

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