Capital Briefs

Bus mows down one

KATHMANDU: A woman succumbed to life-threatening injury after she was knocked down by a commuter bus (Ba 2 Kha 1784) on Thursday afternoon in Gongabu Bus Park. The deceased has been identified as Durga Giri (28), hailing from Nuwakot and currently residing at Mhepi. He was walking on the road when she was hit by the bus. She was pronounced death at the TU Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj. Tension flared for more than two hours following the incident. The police have impounded the bus along with its driver.

1 held with cartridges

KATHMANDU: A special squad dispatched from Metropolitan Police Range, Hanumandhoka, on Thursday arrested Prakash GC, hailing from Rolpa, with nine rounds of cartridges. He was arrested from Balaju area. Other details about the man were sketchy. Police said, they have put him on trial as per Arms and Ammunition Act.