3600 accidents in Shrawan
KATHMANDU: Kathmandu Valley witnessed 3,600 traffic accidents in the month of Shrawan. According to police, 12 persons were killed and 42 survived critical injuries during this Nepali month. As many as 32 accidents occurred in Jawalakhel, whereas Ghantaghar recorded only one accident. Most of the accidents involved motorbikes. Around 240 bikes met with accidents in the month. Carelessness on the part of the driver was found to be the main reason behind the accidents.
Traffic cops’ training
KATHMANDU: The 97th batch of Traffic Management Training for traffic police concluded at the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) in Kathmandu on Monday. Addressing the certificate distribution programme, Binod Singh, deputy inspector general (DIG) and chief at MTPD, termed the traffic police street ambassadors and said the trainees should apply the skills they learned during the training. “ As the traffic police are subject to the direct contact with people, they should also enhance their personality,” DIG Singh said.
KATHMANDU: Sanu Shah, a resident of Jogbani in India, has been apprehended by Police for involvement in looting. Shah robbed 100,000 rupees from Ganga Ram Regmi of Nepalgunj Municipality-16 after throwing some allergen on Regmi’s body while the latter was leaving Bank of Kathmandu, New Road after withdrawing money.