Girl murdered

KAPILVASTU: An 11-year-old girl was found dead on the bank of Kudahawa Pipari canal in Kapilvastu Municipality-14 on Thursday. According to the District Police Office, the girl was murdered by her sister-in-law Sangita Chamar. The accused has been arrested, the police said. — HNS

Jeep seized

BIRGUNJ: Police seized a Bolero jeep, which was being smuggled in here on Wednesday. The police said the driver however managed to flee. Meanwhile, police arrested two persons along with a stolen rickshaw from Inarwagaun of Birgunj-19 on Thursday. The arrested are Sandip Chuhan of Sripurtole and Shesh Jawed of Birtatole. — HNS

One arrested

BIRGUNJ: Police arrested a person on the charge of collecting donations from different individuals in the name of Terai Janamukti Revolutionary Party in Birgunj on Wednesday night. Ashok Kumar Yadav, a resident of Motisar-1, was arrested from a restaurant in Birgunj-19, the police said. — HNS

Elephant menace

KHAJURA: A herd of elephants destroyed a house belonging to Jamuna Chaudhary at Naubasta-8 in Banke on Wednesday. The herd of some 35 elephants also destroyed crop planted in over four bighas of land . — RSS

Two flood-hit dead

ITAHARI: Two persons displaced by Koshi flood and living in the open in Sunsari’s Haripur-2 died of diarrhoea on Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Budhanidevi Khatwe, 52, of Sripur-6 and Mohammad Siddiki, 45, of Sripur-8. — HNS

Mom poisons kids

ITAHARI: Two children, who are seriously sick after consuming poison in Paschim Kusaha-1, have been admitted at District Hospital. Kishani Urab, mother of 10-year-old Sirjana and seven-year-old Niraj, served poison to her kids, saying that she was unable to feed them due to poverty. — RSS

25 hurt in mishap

BHADRAPUR: At least 25 persons were injured when a jeep met with an accident at Kalikhola area along Mechi Highway in Jhapa’s district on Wednesday. Police arrested the driver for investigation. — RSS

TA cadres surrender

SARLAHI: Three activists of Terai Army surrendered before Sarlahi District Administration Office on Wednesday. Suresh Sahani, Niras Sahani and Harilal Sahani said they were fed up with the criminal activities of the group and wanted to live a free live. — RSS