Jailbird collapses to death

KATHMANDU: A jailbird died after suddenly falling unconscious at the Central Jail in Kathmandu on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as Mahendra Khadka (50) of Chandanpur, Sirish-1 in Sankhuwasabha district.

Khadga had breathed his last during the course of treatment at Bir Hospital in Kathmandu.

Khadga had been jailed since January 20, 2013.