Man drowns to death

Damauli, February 17

A man died after drowning in a pond in Byas Municipality of Tanahun on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Lok Bahadur Bhujel, 58, of the municipality. It is said that the pond was built for fish farming near his house. Police said Bhujel consumed excessive alcohol and fell into the pond. His body has been sent to Damauli Hospital for post-mortem.