Excessive drinking kills one

BHOJPUR: A man has been found dead in Chandidanda of Aamchok Rural Municipality-6, Bhojpur district in an intoxicated state.

Barjit Pandey, 41, of Barahachhetra Municipality-3 in Sunsari district has been reported dead in the course of treatment for excessive consumption of alcohol.

When Pandey was discovered unconscious at about 7:30 pm on Thursday evening, he was reported by the locals at Boyang-based Area Police Office, said Pandav Rajbanshi, Police Inspector at District Police Office, Bhojpur.

Pandey was sent to Ghodetar and later referred to BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan with the help of a relative where he breathed his last during the course of treatment, added Inspector Rajbanshi.