2 hotel workers killed, 1 injured in Kanchanpur

BHIMDUTTANAGAR: Two workers of the Sangam Hotel at Bhimduttanagar, district headquarters of Kanchanpur, were killed and another sustained critical injuries on Thursday night.

The deceased have been identified as Bhim Rokaya (20) of Bajura and Krishna Bista (45) of Bedkot Municipality of Kanchanpur, Inspector Karna Chand informed.

Police said that both Rokaya and Bista were working at the Hotel till 12 last night.

Police said that Padma Raj Joshi (42) of Dodhara Chadani, who is an employee of the Hotel, sustained critical injuries.

He was taken to Kohalpur for treatment.

Police shared that a sharp-edged weapon was used to kill the hotel workers.

Rokaya had been working in the Hotel for the past six months while Bista was there for the past one year.

A team under the command of DSP Kedar Khanal of District Police Office, Kanchanpur, is investigating into the case, it has been learned.