Son kills mother

NEPALGUNJ: Bit Murau, 40, of Puraspur-6 in Dhodhai of Banke district killed his 80-year-old mother Nani Murau, following a dispute on Tuesday. He surrendered to the police after killing the mother, said police inspector Binod Sharma. — HNS

13 hurt in mishap

LAMAHI: Thirteen passengers were hurt after a jeep heading to Lamahi from Gadhawa of Dang district met with an accident at Chailahi on Tuesday. According to the police, the jeep was ferrying 32 passengers, much beyond its capacity. — HNS

Rabies kills cattle

DAILEKH: More than 20 cattle died of rabies in Kalika VDC of Dailekh district along the border of Jajarkot. The disease spread in Wards No 3 and 4 of the VDC seven days ago and has claimed 10 buffaloes, five bullocks and five cows so far, said a local, Nar Bahadur Tarami. — HNS

Criminal cases up

HETAUDA: Criminal activities saw a rise in Makwanpur district in the fiscal year 2064/65 as compared to the fiscal year 2063/64. A total of 272 cases related to killings, suicide, theft, human trafficking, cheating, rape and trafficking of drugs were registered in the district police office in 2064/65, whereas the figure was 209 in the previous year, the Makwanpur district police office said. Similarly, cases of rape also went up. Five girls were raped in the district during the period, inspector Ramnath Ghimire said. — HNS