Couple jump off bridge in ‘suicide pact’

- Post Report, PARBAT

Jul 31, 2017-

A couple died in an apparent suicide pact by jumping off the Kushma-Jyandi suspension bridge over the Modi river in Parbat on Saturday, police said.

The couple were identified as Akin Gurung, 26, of Lalitpur Metropolitan City-11, and Muna Rana, 25, of Dharan Sub-metropolis-14. Their bodies were recovered on Sunday and sent to the District Hospital.  

Police Inspector Madhukar Jung Bista said the couple had set out from their homes to visit Mustang a few days ago and arrived in Parbat. 

They were on the way to Kushma to stay overnight, but ended up jumping off the bridge, he added.

Locals had recovered the couple’s luggage from the bridge and handed over to police. 

Man jumps into Seti, feared dead

KASKI: A 57-year-old man is feared dead after he jumped into the Seti river in Pokhara on Sunday. Krishna Prasad Rimal, of Kushma Municipality-13 in Parbat, is missing and feared dead after he jumped into the river at Yamdi, police said. Police said Rimal had called one of his sons to tell that he was 

going to end his life by jumping into the Seti and not to search for him. Relatives said Rimal, who was living with kidney ailment, had been worried for past few days regarding his treatment expenses. He was concerned that his condition was putting his sons in debt.  

Published: 31-07-2017 07:19

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