Motorcyclist killed

DANG: One person was killed and another injured when a jeep and a motorbike collided near the airport in Tarigaon VDC along the Rapti Highway in Dang on Saturday night. Motorcyclist Santosh Lamichhane (23) of Tulsipur-6 died on the way to hospital, the police said. Subas Shakya (25) of Ghorahi, who was injured in the accident, has been taken to Nepalgunj for treatment. — HNS

Trader shot dead

ITAHARI: A group of Indian robbers on Saturday night shot dead a local businessman of Kaptangunj-6 in Sunsari district. Trader Debu Mehta was shot dead in his house, said DSP Rupam Lama. An Indian national, Pankaj Gupta, has been arrested in connection with the killing. — HNS

‘Rapists’ arrested

PHIDIM: Police on Sunday arrested four persons on the charge of raping a woman in Panchthar district on Sunday. Hari Narayan Ghimire, Durga Ghimire, Laya Rijal and Machindra Younghang of Bharapa were held based on the victim’s complaint. — HNS